Duco Jansen

  • Vanderbilt University

    Laser harp combines PhD student’s love of optics and music

    Mayna Nguyễn, a biomedical engineering PhD student, combines her love of optics and music in a laser harp she built and plays. Ph.D. student Mayna Nguyen recently combined a longtime hobby with her study of biomedical optics with dazzling results: a playable laser harp that embodies both her love for… Read More

    Feb. 21, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Three engineering faculty awarded Seeding Success Grants in inaugural funding round

    The Office of the Provost has announced the inaugural round of grant recipients for the Seeding Success Grant program established in March. Three engineering faculty members are among 15 faculty members across four Vanderbilt schools and colleges who will receive support for their work. They are: David Braun, assistant… Read More

    Jul. 14, 2021

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    Biophotonics researchers 3D print masks that accommodate filter changing

    Protective masks made on 3D printers at Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center use window gasket material to create a face seal and strips of therapeutic bands to attach to the head. Two 3D printers at the Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center are running around-the-clock, printing protective masks rather than their usual task—prototyping components… Read More

    Apr. 14, 2020

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    Twelve engineering students awarded prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

    Nine engineering doctoral students have been awarded a prestigious government-funded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Three engineering undergraduate students also have received NSF fellowships NSF Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 allowance for tuition and fees for a research-based master’s or doctoral degree in… Read More

    Apr. 9, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    VU engages Lewis-Burke to connect faculty with federal sponsors

    Vanderbilt University has engaged Lewis-Burke Associates LLC, a specialty consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., to afford faculty more opportunities for enhancing their research and scholarship. Through this engagement, Lewis-Burke will collaborate directly with faculty, provide advice on funding trends, identify new opportunities, discuss strategies to overcome… Read More

    Jun. 14, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Researchers by day, rockers by night, biofunkiest engineers hit the airwaves

    When some of Vanderbilt University’s biomedical engineers aren’t improving lives, they’re dropping beats. The Vanderbilt Initiative of Biofunky Engineers (VIBE) – a wink at the university’s love for both initiatives and acronyms – began performing together in 2017 and have played a handful of gigs, including the biomedical engineering department’s… Read More

    May. 31, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    New working group to assess environmental health and safety at Vanderbilt

    Two engineering deans are members of a new working group formed to assess the current status and plan for the advancement of environmental health and safety at Vanderbilt University. The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Assessment and Planning Working Group will report to Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs… Read More

    Mar. 8, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Fauchet announces new roles, responsibilities in dean’s office

    Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of the School of Engineering, has announced a new structure for his office with a number of colleagues taking on new roles and responsibilities. “These decisions reflect thoughtful review of our goals, especially our plans for strategic initiatives and growth, and more effective… Read More

    Aug. 28, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Jansen to receive Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award

    Duco Jansen E. Duco Jansen will receive the Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award in April at the 35th annual conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Jansen, associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering… Read More

    Feb. 11, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    School announces new department chairs, associate deans, five faculty appointments

    Adams The School of Engineering has announced the appointments of two department chairs, two associate deans, and five new faculty members. The appointments are effective July 1, 2013. Douglas Adams has been named Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Adams comes to Vanderbilt from… Read More

    Jul. 1, 2013