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Three engineering classes available to youth in 2022 Vanderbilt Summer Academy

Dec. 20, 2021—High school students who want to explore engineering will find three courses of interest in the 2022 Summer Academy offered by the Vanderbilt Program for Talented Youth. The application priority window opens January 6. More may be offered as course availability is updated on a weekly basis beginning March 1. Click here to learn more. The...

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7 Vanderbilt engineers who found winter break was prime time for research

Jan. 2, 2015—Relieved undergraduates turned in their finals and jetted off for winter break a few weeks ago, leaving the halls at Vanderbilt University School of Engineering almost unnervingly empty. But there’s no break for research. Anyone in need of company could find labs full of Ph.D. candidates working practically the whole time. “We joke that one...

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Nanoday! features Stanford speaker on improving optoelectronic devices

Nov. 6, 2014—The engineer who coined the term “plasmonics” is the keynote speaker for Vanderbilt University’s Nanoday!, a Nov. 12 celebration and learning opportunity that brings together scientists and engineers working in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Plasmonics is the study of the interaction between electromagnetic fields and free electrons in a metal, but the man who invented that word,...

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Nanoscience and nanotechnology minor offered

Oct. 15, 2012—In an effort to respond to students’ rapidly growing interest in nanoscale technology, a new 15-hour interdisciplinary minor in nanoscience and nanotechnology is being offered by the School of Engineering and the College of Arts and Science. Directors are Paul E. Laibinis, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Sandra J. Rosenthal, Jack and Pamela...

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