Metro Nashville

  • Vanderbilt University

    Using AI to optimize public transit for pandemic protocols and planning

    Abhishek Dubey, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, is applying artificial intelligence (AI) to address how the essential public transit systems of Nashville and Chattanooga – WeGo Public Transit and CARTA, respectively – can maintain social distancing protocols and proactively plan bus routes and schedules in response to… Read More

    Jul. 10, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Smart City project gives Nashville data-based planning tools

    The Vanderbilt Initiative for Smart City Operations and Research worked with Nashville officials to create prediction and planning tools for emergency services. Nashville is an ideal test bed for what a smart city can be, according to researchers. Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a vortex—and this one has nothing to do with icy,… Read More

    Oct. 17, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Mechanical engineering undergrad gives back to inspirational middle school

      Adam Bell poses with students from Elizabeth McGee's sixth-grade science class at John Early Museum Magnet Middle School. (Photos: Heidi Hall) Most visitors to John Early Museum Magnet Middle School see wide smiles and hear cheerful hellos while walking down hallways brightly decorated with… Read More

    Nov. 26, 2014