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Ravindra Duddu is the inaugural faculty head of Rothschild College

Apr. 26, 2022—Ravindra Duddu Engineering Professor Ravindra Duddu will be the inaugural faculty head of Rothschild College, which is scheduled to begin housing students in fall 2022. Rothschild College, at the corner of West End Avenue and 24th Avenue South, is the university’s newest residential college. It is named in recognition of a transformational $20 million gift that Marieke and engineering Distinguished...

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Royal Society award gives international exposure to work in polar sciences, computational mechanics

Aug. 20, 2021—The School of Engineering’s work in polar and climate science, plus computational mechanics, will get international exposure with a two-year travel grant from the Royal Society, the independent academic society of the U.K., for a collaboration between a Vanderbilt professor and a professor in England. The project will establish new approaches for simulating fracture propagation...

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Duddu awarded NSF CAREER grant to better understand Antarctic ice sheet fracture

Apr. 1, 2019—Improved models of iceberg calving will reduce uncertainty in sea level rise projections An assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering has been awarded a $555,000 NSF CAREER grant to analyze Antarctic ice sheet fracture, improve models for ice mass loss and reduce uncertainty in long-term projections of average sea level rise. “There is concern...

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