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Engineering researchers extend software-development efforts for sustainable microgrids through $2.5 million DoD project

Sep. 16, 2020—Gabor Karsai, professor of electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering at Vanderbilt University, is leading a $2.5 million project to develop advanced software to manage microgrids, the relatively small energy systems that rely on local energy generation and storage. This latest effort marks the continuation of an earlier project with the U.S. Department of...

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Company co-founded by BME alumnus launches design platform for custom fit products

Jun. 11, 2018—When it began, Standard Cyborg set out to make design of custom-fabricated orthotics and prosthetics easier and quicker – especially in parts of the world with limited medical resources, where the needs are often the highest. Cofounders Garrett Spiegel, BE ‘10, and Jeffrey Huber, a serial entrepreneur, did just that. Standard Cyborg’s software is used...

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Alumni startup speeds up hospital device, technology procurement

Feb. 11, 2018—Three key experiences paved the way for Austin Dirks (BE’08) and Stephen Saine (BS’04) to launch a medical device and technology procurement platform together in July 2014. Both attended Vanderbilt as undergraduates, both were in the School of Engineering, and both were members of Sigma Chi. Their “immediate affinity” accelerated the relationship and likely put...

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Alum’s 3D printer with electronics capabilities grabs CES 2015’s attention

Jan. 22, 2015—SOMERVILLE, Mass. — There’s little sign that the Voxel8 team is just back from impressing visitors to this month’s Consumer Electronics Show — they’re working as intensely as ever in their tight, chaotic lab space in start-up community Greentown Labs. But talk to co-founder and software engineering lead Jack Minardi (EE’12), and the excitement becomes...

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Institute director Sztipanovits appointed to Industrial Internet Consortium committee

Aug. 18, 2014—Janos Sztipanovits, director of Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, will serve on the committee guiding ongoing creation of and setting standards for the Industrial Internet. Vanderbilt was the first academic institution to join the Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee after the consortium was announced in March. Technology giants AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel founded...

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Sztipanovits quoted in Wall Street Journal article on software development

Nov. 17, 2011—According to the Wall Street Journal, GE will announce a $1 billion investment in software development over three years as it seeks to use software to make many of its products smarter and more profitable, as well as developing products capable of solving problems for customers. At the heart of the investment is a new...

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