Duco Jansen

  • Vanderbilt University

    New initiative to develop a system that controls prosthetic limbs naturally

    Using beams of light to allow amputees not only to control but also to feel the movement of prosthetic limbs is the ambitious goal of a new $5.6 million Department of Defense initiative. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is tapping the new and rapidly growing field of “neurophotonics” to… Read More

    Nov. 18, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Biomedical professors Anderson and Jansen elected into AIMBE’s College of Fellows

    Adam Anderson, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and E. Duco Jansen, professor of biomedical engineering, have been elected into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Recipients of this honor, considered one of the highest in the biomedical engineering discipline, are chosen… Read More

    Oct. 27, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Jansen to speak at Congressional Caucus about use of lasers in medicine

    E. Duco Jansen, professor of biomedical engineering, will be one of three speakers in a 90-minute Congressional briefing held by the Congressional Research and Development Caucus April 28, 2010, in the Rayburn House Office Building in the nation’s capitol. The briefing is sponsored by the Optical Society of America. The… Read More

    Apr. 21, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Jansens elected Fellows of SPIE

    Vanderbilt biomedical engineering professors Duco Jansen and Anita Mahadevan-Jansen are among this year’s 62 new Fellows of the International Photonic Science and Engineering Society (SPIE). SPIE Fellows are honored for their technical achievements and for their service to the optics and photonics community and to SPIE in particular. More… Read More

    Mar. 5, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Jansen to lead American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

    E. Duco Jansen, professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery, recently was elected president of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. The ASLMS is the world’s largest and preeminent scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. Read More

    May. 15, 2009

  • Vanderbilt University

    Jansen, Giorgio tell Board of Trust of ambitious goals of interdisciplinary research

    An ambitious goal of restoring human function to people facing life in a wheelchair through a marriage of neurosurgery, bioengineering and neurosciences was presented to Vanderbilt Board of Trust members during their academic programs and student life committee meeting Nov. 19. “We want to be able to restore function to… Read More

    Nov. 20, 2008

  • Vanderbilt University

    Professors Jansen: A story of life, love and research

      He is tall and lanky with the broad features typical of a Netherlander; she is diminutive and refined, reflecting her East Indian heritage. But with all of their differences, one would be hard pressed to find a more complementary couple than Duco and Anita Mahadevan-Jansen. “You couldn’t find two… Read More

    Jun. 18, 2008

  • Vanderbilt University

    Overholser, other Engineering researchers, receive Vanderbilt awards

    School of Engineering Senior Associate Dean K. Arthur Overholser received the Thomas Jefferson Award during the Vanderbilt Fall Faculty Assembly on Aug. 24. Overholser, professor of biomedical and chemical engineering, was given award “for distinguished service to Vanderbilt through extraordinary contributions as a member of the faculty in the councils… Read More

    Aug. 24, 2006