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Solutions 2014: Honors, Leadership, Centers and Institutes

Selected Honors and Leadership

Unless otherwise noted, the following lists organizations to which Vanderbilt faculty have been elected as fellows (as of 7/1/13).

  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Heart Association
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  • American Physical Society
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Vacuum Society
  • American Welding Society
  • Association of Women in Science
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences of the American Heart Association
  • Electrochemical Society
  • Geological Society of America
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Institute of Physics (UK)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  • International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)
  • Materials Research Society
  • National Academy of Engineering, Members
  • National Academy of Sciences, Advisory Committees Member
  • National Academy of Sciences, National Associate
  • Optical Society of America
  • Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)
  • Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
  • U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, Member
  • U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, Presidential Appointee

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Research Centers and Institutes

As the engineering arm of an internationally recognized research university, Vanderbilt University School of Engineering fosters strong partnerships inside the university and with its research peers. The combination of innovative research, commitment to education and collaboration with a distinguished medical center creates an invigorating atmosphere where students tailor their education to meet their goals and researchers join to solve complex questions affecting our health, culture and society. Vanderbilt is ranked 20th in federal research and development funding obligations among U.S. colleges and universities.

Center for Intelligent Mechatronics (CIM)
Michael Goldfarb, H. Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation (CRESP)

David Kosson, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering
Co-PI Charles Powers, Professor of Environmental Engineering

Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS)
Janos Sztipanovits, E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Engineering

Institute for Space and Defense Electronics (ISDE)
Ron Schrimpf, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering

Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability (LASIR)
Ron Schrimpf, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation Group (MuMS)
Peter Cummings, John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering

Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL)
Douglas Fisher, Associate Professor of Computer Science and
Computer Engineering

Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment (VIEE)
George M. Hornberger, Craig E. Philip Professor of Engineering and Distinguished University Professor

Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education (VIIBRE)
John Wikswo, Gordon A. Cain University Professor and Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Deputy Director Franz Baudenbacher, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE)
Sandra Rosenthal, Jack and Pamela Egan Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering (ViSE)
Benoit Dawant, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering\

Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS)
John Gore, Hertha Ramsey Cress Professor of Medicine, University Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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