• Vanderbilt University

    Johnson receives Vanderbilt School of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award

    James A. Johnson, director of program management for Kellogg Brown & Root’s Government and Infrastructure Unit, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering Johnson graduated from the School of Engineering in 1963 with a degree in civil engineering. After earning a… Read More

    Apr. 3, 2006

  • Vanderbilt University

    Recent U.S. News Rankings

    Six Vanderbilt graduate engineering programs were ranked among the top 50 in the nation, according to the 2005 U.S. News and World Report annual ranking of leading graduate and professional schools. Biomedical engineering led Vanderbilt engineering programs with a rank of 19th, up one place from last year’s ranking. Other… Read More

    Mar. 6, 2006

  • Vanderbilt engineers lead unmanned space craft software initiative

    Vanderbilt engineers lead unmanned space craft software initiative

    Since there will be no human pilots on the unmanned aerial vehicles and autonomous space craft of the future, the computers flying them will have to be pretty darned smart. Maybe even a few orders of magnitude smarter than the ones running “smart” equipment these days. This summer Vanderbilt engineering… Read More

    Mar. 1, 2006

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineer wins early career development award from NSF supporting his efforts to improve smart device design

    T. John Koo, assistant professor of computer engineering, has been recognized with a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Faculty Early Career Development awards are considered NSF’s most prestigious honor for junior faculty members. Koo will receive $400,000 over five years to support his efforts to pioneer… Read More

    Jan. 2, 2006