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Engineering faculty to lead two new University Courses

Mar. 26, 2018—School of Engineering faculty will lead two of the five newest University Courses, which are designed to promote new and creative trans-institutional teaching and learning and advance Vanderbilt’s mission. The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be taught by Doug Fisher, associate professor of computer science and associate professor of computer engineering, with support from...

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Entrepreneur Center turns attention to music startups

Oct. 19, 2014—Nashville’s next tech accelerator shouts Music City, and it’s looking for Vanderbilt University engineering students to answer. After five years of launching successful startups in other industries, the Nashville Entrepreneur Center is teaming with the Country Music Association for its first music-focused accelerator. Health care and tech have dominated Nashville’s startup scene because music licensing...

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Hedgecock’s PinPtr wows Spark Nashville crowd, takes win

Sep. 5, 2014—Tech lovers crowded three stories of a downtown Nashville event space Thursday night, standing in hushed silence as two Vanderbilt engineers and eight other inventors argued in 90 seconds each why their startups deserve support. In the end, Vanderbilt’s Will Hedgecock, an electrical engineering postdoctoral scholar, walked away with the Spark Nashville elevator pitch win....

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