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Vanderbilt biomedical engineer receives presidential award for advanced wound healing research

Jan. 31, 2017—Craig Duvall, right, in the lab discussing his research with a student. (Daniel Dubois / Vanderbilt) Craig L. Duvall has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers early in their research careers. The associate professor of biomedical engineering at...

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White House honors former Vanderbilt fullback and engineer Bara Cola

Aug. 17, 2012—Baratunde “Bara” Cola, a Vanderbilt mechanical engineering graduate and former walk-on fullback on the Commodore football team, was named by President Obama on July 23 as one of 96 recipients of the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on...

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Chemical engineering grad honored with Presidential Early Career Award

Jul. 24, 2012—Dr. Morgan B. Abney, a space systems engineer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., is among six NASA researchers named today by President Barack Obama as recipients of the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE. A native of Berea, Ky., Abney graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2003...

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Malin lands Presidential Early Career Award

Nov. 28, 2010—Vanderbilt University’s Bradley Malin, Ph.D., has received a presidential honor for his pioneering approaches for managing and protecting the privacy of electronic health records and research data. Malin, research assistant professor of Computer Science and assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics, is one of 85 recipients of this year’s Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and...

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PECASE recipient Sharon Weiss attends White House ceremony Jan. 13

Jan. 12, 2010—Sharon Weiss, assistant professor of electrical engineering and a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), will attend the awards ceremony and reception Jan. 13 in Washington, D.C.   Weiss attended a reception today for Department of Defense PECASE recipients hosted by Zachary Lemnios, Director of Defense Research and Engineering...

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Sharon Weiss wins prestigious White House award

Jul. 9, 2009—  Sharon Weiss, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Vanderbilt University, has been recognized as one of the nation’s top young scientists with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Weiss...

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