Michael Fitzpatrick

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineers extend popular online MATLAB course into a new series

    Building on the exceptional success of their 2015 massive open online course (MOOC), “Introduction to Programming with MATLAB,” Mike Fitzpatrick, professor emeritus of computer science, and Akos Ledeczi, professor of computer engineering, are adding new courses to create an extended series. Fitzpatrick and Ledeczi have teamed… Read More

    Sep. 15, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt’s online MATLAB course is a top MOOC

    Vanderbilt’s free online course, Introduction to Programming with MATLAB on Coursera, is ranked No. 15 out of thousands of MOOCs (massive open online course) and remains one of the Top 50 MOOCs of All Time, rated by Class Central, a search engine and review site for MOOCs. Class… Read More

    Sep. 21, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    New free Vanderbilt course to teach computer programming to beginners

    Register for Introduction to Programming with MATLAB on Coursera. A new free massive open online course, or MOOC, is being offered by Vanderbilt University that will teach computer programming to those with little or no previous experience April 14 to June 15. While the course is an introductory college-level… Read More

    Apr. 1, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Fitzpatrick named Fellow of the IEEE

    J. Michael Fitzpatrick, professor of computer science and computer engineering, has been named a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) by the Board of Directors at its November 2010 meeting, effective Jan. 1, 2011. According to the IEEE, the award recognizes “unusual distinction in the profession… Read More

    Nov. 29, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineers work on technique to improve cochlear implantation process

    A new technique currently in testing at Vanderbilt could make cochlear implantation faster, safer and less invasive. If proven effective, the new technique could reduce surgery times from about two hours to as little as 20 minutes If proven effective, the new technique could reduce surgery times from about… Read More

    Jun. 30, 2009

  • Vanderbilt University

    Fitzpatrick elected SPIE Fellow

    Professor J. Michael Fitzpatrick, EECS, is among this year’s 72 new Fellows of the Society honored by SPIE. Fellows are members of distinction who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in the multidisciplinary fields of optics, photonics, and imaging. They are honored for their technical achievement, for their service… Read More

    May. 1, 2008