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Cyber-physical systems security summer camps are games and fun for young learners

Jun. 21, 2018—In this tug-of-war game there was no rope and no pulling. Groans, however, were plentiful as pairs of middle and high school campers at Vanderbilt jabbed at computer keys and space bars to push left or right a small robot car with cartoon googly eyes. One person in each pair was going to win. At...

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Koutsoukos heads NSA Lablet to enhance America’s post-hack resiliency

May. 7, 2018—Cyber-physical systems let you analyze Fitbit data on a smartphone. They tell your house to bump up the thermostat before you get home. They run traffic lights. Mass transit. Electrical grids. It’s not a question about whether these systems connecting humans and technology are hackable. America’s challenge is to keep them running after inevitable hacks...

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Koutsoukos honored as an IEEE Fellow

Jan. 4, 2018—Xenofon Koutsoukos, Vanderbilt University professor of electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science, has been named an IEEE Fellow by the Board of Directors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The honor – effective Jan. 1, 2018 – recognizes Koutsoukos for his contributions to the design of resilient cyber-physical systems. His research work...

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Dean presents annual engineering faculty, staff awards

May. 6, 2014—The School of Engineering recognized faculty and staff members for their exemplary research, teaching, and professional service during the 2013-2014 academic year. At the final faculty meeting of the year Dean Philippe Fauchet announced faculty promotions, recognized emeritus professors, and he presented four annual awards during a reception following the May 6 meeting. Xenofon Koutsoukos...

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$9M NSF grant to help Vanderbilt engineers expand frontier of cyber-physical systems

Jul. 29, 2013—Vanderbilt University engineers are part of a multi-university project funded by a five-year $9 million National Science Foundation grant to help determine the most efficient approach to designing and operating cyber-physical systems that support national health, energy and transportation priorities. Teams from Vanderbilt, the University of California, Berkeley, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the...

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Team earns NASA award for Boeing, Embraer aircraft maintenance computer design

May. 15, 2012—Two computer science professors and a doctoral student in computer science in the School of Engineering are members of a technical team that has received a 2011 Associate Administrator Award from the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The work of the Vehicle Level Reasoning System (VLRS) group, NASA Langley...

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Engineering faculty promoted; annual awards presented

May. 5, 2009—Dean Kenneth F. Galloway announced the promotions of three engineering faculty members at a May 5 reception after the final faculty meeting of the 2008-2009 academic year. Computer science and computer engineering professor Xenofon Koutsoukos has been promoted to associate professor with tenure.  Biomedical engineering professor Anita Mahadevan-Jansen has been promoted to full professor. Electrical...

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Mobile pollution sensors to be developed at Vanderbilt using Microsoft grant

Apr. 14, 2007—Vanderbilt engineers have won an award from Microsoft Corp. to develop a real-time, online, detailed and accurate picture of air quality in large metropolitan areas like Nashville. The mobile air quality monitoring system will make it possible to monitor air quality more accurately than the current system of fixed stations performing low-resolution sampling by including...

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