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‘Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award’

ORAU award supports BME professor’s work on whole brain statistical modeling

Aug. 26, 2019—An engineering professor whose research involves building statistical models of whole brain data sets has received a competitive research grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Mika Rubinov, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is one of 36 junior faculty nationwide to win a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, which provides funds to enrich the...

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ORAU award supports Vanderbilt engineer’s research on 2D nanomaterials

Jul. 5, 2018—An engineering professor whose nanomaterials research, particularly materials that are one atom thick, has received a competitive research grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is one of 35 junior faculty nationwide to win a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, which provides funds to enrich...

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ORAU award supports Vanderbilt engineer’s research on emerging desalination technology

Jul. 14, 2016—An engineering professor who is exploring the use of abundant waste materials – such as crumb rubber from scrap tires – to drop the cost of an emerging water desalination technology has received a competitive research grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Shihong Lin, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is one of 35...

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