Douglas C. Schmidt

  • Vanderbilt University

    Schmidt, Ledeczi named to provost Online Education Committee

    Vanderbilt will take stock of its resources for online education through the work of a new provost-appointed committee to ensure that the schools and colleges receive the needed support for these offerings, which advance the university’s mission of educating the whole student while encouraging lifelong learning. Douglas C. Schmidt Committee… Read More

    Aug. 6, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Provost working group to assess digital support services, projects

    A new working group will evaluate Vanderbilt’s digital project resources and services and make recommendations aimed at supporting the university’s current and future needs, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced Aug. 5. Digital services and project support enable the creation of a range of tools… Read More

    Aug. 5, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Study of Google data collection comes amid increased scrutiny over digital privacy

    The study for Digital Content Next found much of the data Google collects from Android-enabled devices happens when the user is not interacting with Google products. (Illustration/Pamela Saxon) Google may not know whether you’ve been bad or good but it knows when you’re sleeping and when you’re awake. If you use… Read More

    Nov. 1, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Solaster, Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems to collaborate on blockchain R&D to solve health care challenges

    Engineers in Vanderbilt University’s  Institute for Software Integrated Systems will collaborate with health care company Solaster to implement blockchain technology. The partners will create open-source tools to facilitate the safe, secure exchange of health care data, launching a production-ready platform based on Health Level Seven International’s Fast Healthcare… Read More

    Aug. 30, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Doug Schmidt named associate provost for research development and technologies

    Doug Schmidt (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) Research technology expert and computer scientist Douglas C. Schmidt has been appointed associate provost for research development and technologies by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente. Schmidt will work with faculty and leaders… Read More

    Jul. 12, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineers develop capabilities for more secure blockchain applications

    Vanderbilt engineers have successfully developed and validated the feasibility of blockchain-based technologies for secure, confidential sharing of patient medical records in a case study that demonstrates how blockchain could solve a huge health care challenge. Health IT interoperability has been an elusive goal, with data silos between hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and payers making exchange of information difficult. Read More

    Jun. 22, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Knowledge on demand shapes technology’s future in education –Schmidt Lecture Nov. 15

    As education technologies continue to converge, the 2018 forecast is for an exponential pace of technological change. David Wilson Students today effortlessly connect to the tools, methodologies and strong communities that can and will nurture their innate curiosity, said David E. Wilson, a popular speaker who leads a global team… Read More

    Nov. 8, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Selingo: Make college a lifelong, diverse experience vs. four-year box

    From left, Professor Douglas Schmidt, Jeffrey Selingo, Roberta R. Schmidt and retired Navy Capt. Raymond P. Schmidt. (Photo courtesy Douglas Schmidt) Blockbuster had Netflix. Borders had Amazon. Tower Records had iTunes. And so traditional higher education is going to face innovators that challenge it to adapt… Read More

    Apr. 8, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Students must stay to better workforce

    This column by Douglas C. Schmidt, professor of computer science, and Philippe Fauchet, dean of the School of Engineering, appeared in the Tennessean Aug. 6, 2013. Nashville is becoming known as much for its entrepreneurial and innovation endeavors as for its music. Catch the creative vibe… Read More

    Aug. 9, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    CS professor Doug Schmidt appointed RTI board member

    Real-Time Innovations, a real-time infrastructure software company in Sunnyvale, Calif., today announced in a company press release the appointment of Douglas C. Schmidt, a pioneer in the middleware industry, to the company’s board of directors. Doug Schmidt Schmidt is a professor of computer science, associate chair of the computer science… Read More

    Apr. 18, 2013