Laboratory For Systems Integrity And Reliability

  • Vanderbilt University

    Faces of Vanderbilt Engineering: Alan Jeskey, engineer, Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability

    Nashville’s Metro Center, an 850-acre complex in the bend of the Cumberland River just 13 blocks from downtown, is the home of the school’s largest lab, the Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability. The 20,000 square foot LASIR space houses an electrohydraulic vehicle simulator, a military helicopter, a cross… Read More

    Feb. 12, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    DOE renews partnership with Vanderbilt collaborator Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

    The Department of Energy has renewed its partnership with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation. The IACMI is a community of industry, universities, national laboratories and government agencies working together to accelerate the development and adoption of innovative manufacturing technologies. The funding… Read More

    Apr. 24, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Mood ring materials: a new way to detect damage in failing infrastructure

    “Mood ring materials” could play an important role in minimizing and mitigating damage to the nation’s failing infrastructure. The American Society of Civil Engineers has estimated that more than $3.6 trillion in investment is needed by 2020 to rehabilitate and modernize the nation’s failing infrastructure. President-elect… Read More

    Nov. 22, 2016

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    Congressional staff visits include Vanderbilt engineering labs

    Professor of Mechanical Engineering Nilanjan Sarkar (center), accompanied by Ph.D. students Dayi Bian (second from right) and Jian Fan (far right), shows Kayla McMurry (far left) and Mackensie Burt (second from left) from Sen. Lamar Alexander’s staff the simulator that he developed with researchers at the Vanderbilt… Read More

    Sep. 9, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    LASIR is key part of new manufacturing hub announced by Obama

    Vanderbilt research will help shape the future of American manufacturing A cutting-edge Vanderbilt lab that studies how materials, structures and machines operate under real-world conditions will play a key part in the new multistate, $259 million Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) to be announced today by President Obama. Read More

    Jan. 9, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Super-sized lab has energized grand opening

    LASIR wind tunnel. (Joe Howell / Vanderbilt) More than 150 people showed up Aug. 14 for the grand opening of the School of Engineering’s new Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability (LASIR). The visitors to the spacious, 20,000-square-foot facility were dwarfed by the airframe of the military heavy-lift… Read More

    Aug. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Military helicopter creates spectacle at massive new engineering lab

    Move-in day was a spectacle that attracted local media and others to the School of Engineering’s new Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability in Metro Center, located along the Cumberland River near downtown Nashville. The 20,000 square-foot high-bay facility – measuring 27 feet from floor to ceiling – now houses… Read More

    Mar. 31, 2014