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Team wins competitive DOE award to advance isotope production critical for U.S. science, medicine and industry

Jul. 22, 2021—A U.S. Department of Energy $4 million initiative to advance research in isotope production includes a Vanderbilt engineering professor’s work on separation technologies and to scale up processes. The funding is part of a key federal program that produces critical isotopes otherwise unavailable or in short supply for U.S. science, medicine and industry. Piran Kidambi,...

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NEE students gain hands-on experience at plants, national recognition for work

Nov. 18, 2014—Across the country, schools of engineering devote their researchers to building a better nuclear power plant. Vanderbilt University’s engineers specialize in making existing plants more environmentally friendly and in what happens after those plants have outlived their usefulness. It’s a niche role becoming more crucial as the nation addresses an aging but vital nuclear power...

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Grant will help professor develop battery to aid home energy use

Oct. 11, 2012—Peter Pintauro, H. Eugene McBrayer Professor of Chemical Engineering and chair of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, has partnered with researchers from the University of Kansas and TVN Systems, Inc. on a three-year, $1.72 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) of the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a durable, low-cost...

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