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Faculty partnerships explored by Army Research Lab’s chief scientist

Nov. 30, 2017—The chief scientist of the Army Research Lab visited Vanderbilt to explore research collaborations with faculty who are conducting research on robotics, artificial intelligence and resilience. The visit was facilitated by Jaret Riddick, director of ARL’S Vehicle Technology Directorate, who serves on the School of Engineering’s Board of Visitors. Alexander Kott’s day on campus was...

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After military, Pentagon career, PhD student starts fulfilling lifelong dream

Jan. 22, 2016—Leslie Gillespie-Marthaler spent almost two decades as a U.S. Army officer, defense contractor and Pentagon and EPA employee, promoting sustainability across installations and federal agencies. She helped break barriers in two areas dominated by men – the military and engineering – gaining authority and respect in both well before the age of 40. She left...

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Graduate’s path to traumatic brain injury research was littered with roadside bombs

May. 3, 2013—U.S. Army Capt. David M. Barry has found himself at the forefront of cutting-edge research for improving methods for assessing and treating traumatic brain injury [TBI], delivering research findings that contain both professional and personal components at symposiums and forums. The distinguished engineering graduate (summa cum laude, Engineering Science)  from Vanderbilt’s Army ROTC program in...

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Army captain ‘honors’ Vanderbilt as Bronze Star Medal recipient

Apr. 11, 2013—U.S. Army Capt. Gabriel ‘Gabe’ Surratt, a 2004 computer engineering graduate, wasted little time after receiving his Bronze Star Medal to find a way to honor his alma mater. Capt. Surratt, who worked with the House Armed Services Committee and is currently working in the Pentagon where he is assigned to the Deputy Chief of...

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