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Computer science professor’s internal seeding grant leads to National Science Foundation recognition

Aug. 18, 2023—Vanderbilt University’s dedication to encouraging unique and groundbreaking research through internal grants has helped David Hyde, assistant professor of computer science, receive funding from the National Science Foundation. His research has progressed thanks to a Seeding Success Grant, an internal funding award managed by Research Development and Support in the Office of the Vice Provost...

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Teams from Vanderbilt’s LIVE Initiative advance in NSF challenge to improve K-12 learning outcomes

May. 1, 2023—Two multidisciplinary teams from a new joint initiative between Vanderbilt’s Department of Computer Science and Peabody College have advanced to the “discovery round” of the Visionary Interdisciplinary Teams Advancing Learning (VITAL) Prize Challenge sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation. The teams from the LIVE Initiative are among 100 that have advanced in the Challenge,...

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Vanderbilt engineer receives NSF award to develop neural analysis methodology

Jan. 18, 2023—Mikail Rubinov, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded $600,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop new computational methods for analysis of large-scale brain activity data. The three-year project is funded by the NSF Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS). It was awarded alongside a companion project from the U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation...

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NSF research grant goes to 10 engineering graduate students

Apr. 13, 2015—The National Science Foundation has named 10 Vanderbilt engineering graduate researchers as recipients of Graduate Research Fellowships. The program is aimed at aiding individuals who have demonstrated notable potential early in their research career. An additional goal is increasing the diversity of the science and engineering workforce. “Increasing diversity in science ensures the full inclusion...

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Math models to aid voice disorders

Jan. 31, 2014—(iStock) Dynamic interactions between biological structures – such as insect wings, fish fins, heart valves and human vocal folds – and the environment (air/liquid) around them are critical for their physiological functions. Computational modeling of fluid-structure interaction (FSI) for biological systems is challenging and has not been extensively explored. Haoxiang Luo,assistant professor of mechanical engineering;...

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