Kevin Galloway

  • Vanderbilt University

    Five engineering faculty recognized with innovative teaching awards

    The extraordinary, creative efforts of five engineering faculty members to adapt to their new teaching environments in Fall 2020 were recognized recently with a Teaching Innovation Award from Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering. The honorees quickly converted their in-person classes to online formats due to the… Read More

    Feb. 26, 2021

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    Maker class adapts to COVID-19, innovates at the Wond’ry

    In the COVID-19 era, finding creative ways to solve problems has become more important than ever, especially when it comes to hands-on learning. The director of making at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, has adjusted his class on engineering and immersive design to help students create… Read More

    Oct. 26, 2020

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    4D printed thermite could make welding in space and combat zones easier, safer

    A recent mechanical engineering doctoral graduate has created a material for welding in extreme conditions that could minimize equipment needed and operator hazards. Kelsay Neely, PhD’20, is headed for NASA Marshall in Huntsville as an aerospace engineer. The material—a safe, stable, thermite paste—can serve as a portable, programmable heat source for… Read More

    Jul. 20, 2020

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    Adams to lead TIPs-funded, soldier-inspired innovation hub

    Sanchez, Valentine awarded VU Discovery Grants A new innovation incubator will amplify existing collaborations among researchers and soldiers, building on Vanderbilt’s partnership agreement with Army Futures Command. The project, Soldier-Inspired Innovation Incubator for Discovering Research-Based Solutions, is one of six cross-disciplinary programs to be funded by Vanderbilt’s Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs)… Read More

    Jun. 30, 2020

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    Day of Wond’ry virtual event is May 22

    Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, the Wond’ry, has planned a daylong event Friday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT to demonstrate how it has transitioned to remote work but continued to promote innovating and creating. While all Wond’ry spaces and makerspaces are closed until further notice, events have… Read More

    May. 13, 2020

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    VU engineers and VUMC doctors team up for open-source ventilator design

    As COVID-19 continues to push unprecedented challenges on medical communities, one of the most pressing threats for hospital staff across the country is a dwindling supply of ventilators. Now, an interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty is taking on the challenge… Read More

    Mar. 28, 2020

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    Popular class makes a difference-for a young boy, a local company and Cheekwood

    Students Sophia Giordano, Maggie Ford and Jong Jung each design an interactive fairy house for Cheekwood Gardens as their project in “How to Make Almost Anything.” Making things is cool. Making things that solve a problem, improve a life and make a difference is even better. Students in “How to… Read More

    Dec. 12, 2019

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    Students tap engineering and empathy skills to help kids with special needs

    Inspired to make a child’s life better through engineering and design, students from Vanderbilt, occupational therapists and professional engineers worked for three days straight—with little sleep—to build inventions that would make life a little easier for a child with special physical needs. Seven teams from diverse backgrounds took part in… Read More

    Nov. 18, 2019

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    Soldiers partner with Vanderbilt engineers to create a new model for innovation

    Soldiers from the 101st and Matthew Yandell, chief innovation officer of HeroWear and recent Vanderbilt engineering PhD graduate, carry howitzer rounds to simulate the physical demands of field artillery missions. Photo|Professor Karl Zelik, Vanderbilt University GPS, duct tape, microwaves and computers—these everyday items have one thing in common:  Each invented,… Read More

    Oct. 12, 2019

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    Maker Faire at the Wond’ry Oct. 5 celebrates inventive spirit

    Nashville Mini Maker Faire this Saturday (Oct. 5, 2019) has something for all ages. (Vanderbilt/Susan Urmy) Want to learn to fold paper and make origami? See a Mars rover the Vanderbilt Robotics team built for a NASA robotic mining competition that can dig, collect, store and deposit gravel? Campus organizations… Read More

    Sep. 30, 2019