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From 3-D printed bones to refueling drones, check out Design Day April 23

Apr. 8, 2018—With the start of each new academic year, engineering seniors don’t get the luxury of easing in to their capstone design projects. Discussion of potential projects and the rigorous process begins with the first or second meeting of the two-semester course. Sponsors and professors present project needs and, depending on the department, students rank their...

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Team competing at NREL has big ambitions for home design

Apr. 21, 2017—The Vanderbilt undergraduate engineering team competing this weekend at NREL – the National Renewable Energy Lab – set an impressive goal for its home design. “We wanted to show that anyone can have a Net Zero home,” said Kate Thomson, team captain and a civil engineering senior. “It isn’t just for extreme environmentalists who are...

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