Engineering Management

  • Vanderbilt University

    Re-engineering Boundaries: Whether in lacrosse or engineering, Bri Gross redefines what’s possible

    There was a time when someone like Bri Gross wasn’t supposed to excel in lacrosse. In a sport that has spread only gradually beyond its East Coast roots, Californians like her have often been afterthoughts on the national recruiting scene. Yet this past year, Gross helped lead Vanderbilt to… Read More

    Apr. 21, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Ben Jordan was an esteemed professor for generations of Vanderbilt engineering students

    Benjamin Thomas Jordan, Jr., 79, passed away Monday, February 21, 2022, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville after a brief illness. Jordan, an associate professor of the practice of engineering management, was an active faculty member in the Division of General Engineering and had been teaching three engineering management courses… Read More

    Feb. 28, 2022

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    VU engineering alumnus named 2023 Schwarzman Scholar

    Aaron Niederman Aaron Niederman, BS’20, has been named to the 2023 class of Schwarzman Scholars. He is one of 151 scholars chosen from more than 3,000 applicants representing 33 countries and 106 universities. The Schwarzman Scholars Program, among the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, brings together the best minds from… Read More

    Dec. 10, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    First online master’s degree students to graduate May 15

    The first cohort of students from two online engineering master’s degree programs will graduate Saturday, May 15. The M.Eng. students in engineering management and M.S. students in computer science come from a wide range of industries, including energy, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, technology, aerospace and consulting. Ten and three master’s degree students will graduate,… Read More

    May. 9, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Research Snapshot: Faculty examine user experience of electronic health records for physicians

    The Idea Health care providers use electronic health records as a tool for quickly sharing relevant patient medical information. Unfortunately, medical providers’ information needs are often misunderstood by the people who design information tools, including EHRs. A team of Vanderbilt-led researchers sought to better understand the goals, constraints and frustrations… Read More

    May. 3, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nashville’s own ‘Hidden Figure’ and pioneer for African-American and women engineers dies

    Professor Yvonne Y. Clark at Tennessee State University. (Photo/Milton Young webpage) Yvonne Young Clark, 89, was the first woman to receive a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Howard University, the first woman to earn a master’s degree in engineering management from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering, and… Read More

    Jan. 31, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt School of Engineering, 2U partner to deliver 2 online graduate degrees

    Vanderbilt University School of Engineering and digital education company 2U, Inc. today announced they’re partnering to deliver Engineering@Vanderbilt, a suite of two online graduate engineering degrees: a master of science in computer science and a master of engineering in engineering management. Engineering@Vanderbilt will launch in 2019. School of Engineering… Read More

    Aug. 13, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    From Ironman to Vanderbilt engineering

    Opportunity Vanderbilt creates a tech entrepreneur out of an engineer Chandler Barnes, class of 2018, never saw himself as a Vanderbilt student back when he was in high school. Mainly, he worried that the university was out of reach financially. “When I was applying to schools, my dad… Read More

    Feb. 1, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Computer science alums’ 12-year-old company profitable since day one

    Rustici Software, founded and co-owned by computer science alumni Mike Rustici (BS’99) and Tim Martin (BS’97), has been profitable since day one of its founding 12 years ago. It also may have one of the coolest, offbeat websites. Ever. The Franklin, Tenn.-based company serves… Read More

    Oct. 14, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Owen School dean is an engineer

    M. Eric Johnson won’t start his new job as dean of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management until July 1, but he’s already working on some ideas for the school and considering what he wants to accomplish during his tenure, Businessweek reported in a April 23 article. First, he plans… Read More

    Apr. 24, 2013