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New method to fashion cheap, small carbon nanotubes ‘could change the world,’ Pint says

May. 24, 2018—Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash. That’s essentially what Vanderbilt University researchers produced after discovering the blueprint for turning the carbon dioxide into the most valuable material ever sold – carbon nanotubes with small diameters. Carbon nanotubes are supermaterials that can be stronger than...

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Eight engineering students receive NSF graduate fellowships

Aug. 21, 2013—Eight current engineering graduate students have received graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. They are Meghan Bowler, Erica Curtis, Melanie Gault, Samantha Saratt and Chelsea Stowell, biomedical engineering; Kirsten Heikkinen and Richard Hendrick, mechanical engineering; and Thushara Gunda, civil and environmental engineering. Two engineering undergraduate students who also received NSF fellowships are pursuing...

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Genetics may have played a role in student’s cancer research grant award

Jun. 14, 2013—In July, Alex Walsh will step up to a podium in Saarbrucken, Germany and deliver a talk on optical metabolic imaging at an international workshop on Advanced Multiphoton and Fluorescence Lifetime Techniques. It’s her prize for winning this year’s JenLab Young Investigator Award – one of several awards recently bestowed on the Vanderbilt Ph.D. student....

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Record year for Vanderbilt engineering NSF graduate fellowships

Apr. 4, 2012—Ten current engineering graduate students recently received graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. “Ten awards in a single year is a new high water mark for the School of Engineering,” said George Cook, the School’s Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. “These are outstanding engineering students who have clearly demonstrated remarkable scholarship...

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