Gautam Biswas

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineering professor applies eye tracking technology and machine learning algorithms to education and training environments

    By Lena Anthony First-year nursing students, U.S. Army soldiers and a middle school science class might seem very different at first glance. But when you consider the recent work of Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering Gautam Biswas, the similarities become clear. Gautam Biswas (Photo by John Russell). Each group has… Read More

    Feb. 3, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    New $20 million AI Institute targets engaged learning and education

    Multi-institute NSF-funded project to create AI tools to radically improve STEM learning  Vanderbilt University engineering and education faculty are part of a new $20 million research institute funded by the National Science Foundation that aims to create artificial intelligence tools to advance human learning and education. The NSF AI Institute… Read More

    Jul. 29, 2021

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    $2.5 million NASA project will develop and test safety management for ‘air taxis’

    Multi-university team tackles safety systems for autonomous eVTOLs Vanderbilt engineers are part of a NASA-funded, multi-institution effort to develop safety systems for a mode of transportation that doesn’t exist yet—small, commercial, autonomous planes that move people by air between locations in large, crowded cities. The task is a formidable one… Read More

    Jun. 28, 2021

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    New interdisciplinary initiative recasts computers as classroom partners

    A group of interdisciplinary researchers from across Vanderbilt University are leading a new effort to recast computers as integral knowledge partners across a range of subject areas, not simply as monolithic tools reserved for high-level programmers. Corey Brady (John Russell/Vanderbilt) The Computational Thinking and Learning Initiative, one of five new… Read More

    Nov. 18, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    EE graduate student takes top prize in Three Minute Thesis competition

    Ibrahim Ahmed presents his 3-Minute Thesis on March 29. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt University) An electrical engineering graduate student took the top prize is this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition with a presentation on designing fault-tolerant control systems using data-driven methods. Without really saying it that way. Ibrahim Ahmed presented “Comfort… Read More

    Apr. 8, 2019

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    Transportation experts dig into congestion, connectivity, conflicts

    Autonomous vehicles are coming. That much is clear. Far less clear “is when, at what rate, and through what evolution path,” said Hani S. Mahmassani, the William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation at Northwestern University. Mahmassani, also director of the Northwestern University Transportation, was among three keynote speakers who… Read More

    Jan. 22, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    NSF Convergence grant to improve insight, data on learner-technology interaction

    Learning is layered, with cognitive, physiological, emotional and societal components. Technology, especially the increasing use of new sensing devices and interactive machines, adds complexity as well as opportunity – yet little research has been done on how best to measure what works. A collaboration between Vanderbilt School of Engineering and… Read More

    Sep. 13, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Six engineering faculty named to endowed chairs

    Six engineering faculty members have been named to endowed chairs, including five who now hold Cornelius Vanderbilt posts. “The School is fortunate to have exceptional faculty doing extraordinary work and it is fitting that they are recognized with an appointment as a named professor,” said Dean Philippe Fauchet. “This support… Read More

    May. 8, 2017

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    Engineering faculty co-lead three of six new University Courses

    Three new courses co-taught by engineering faculty are among the second set of six University Courses to be offered at Vanderbilt University. University Courses promote trans-institutional teaching and learning and meet degree requirements across undergraduate majors and many professional and graduate programs. All the… Read More

    Feb. 14, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Biswas is elected inaugural fellow of prognostics society

    A Vanderbilt engineering professor whose research focus is intelligent systems has been elected as an inaugural fellow of the Prognostics and Health Management Society. Gautam Biswas Gautam Biswas, a professor of computer science and computer engineering, and senior research scientist in Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, received the honor… Read More

    Oct. 14, 2016