National Science Foundation

  • Vanderbilt University

    Soheil Kolouri receives NSF CAREER Award to enhance machine learning

    Soheil Kolouri, assistant professor of computer science at Vanderbilt University, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to explore ways to make machine learning more efficient and possibly impact the next generation of such methods. Soheil Kolouri Despite the success of machine learning, scientists say many foundational… Read More

    Jan. 8, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Team from Vanderbilt’s LIVE Initiative advances to finals of NSF challenge to improve K-12 learning outcomes

    By Jenna Somers A trans-institutional team from the LIVE Initiative at Vanderbilt University has progressed to the final round of the National Science Foundation’s Visionary Interdisciplinary Teams Advancing Learning (VITAL) Prize Challenge for designing BeatBlox, a music-based framework for teaching computer science. The team, Code to Joy, includes… Read More

    Dec. 4, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Computer science professor’s internal seeding grant leads to National Science Foundation recognition

    Vanderbilt University’s dedication to encouraging unique and groundbreaking research through internal grants has helped David Hyde, assistant professor of computer science, receive funding from the National Science Foundation. His research has progressed thanks to a Seeding Success Grant, an internal funding award managed… Read More

    Aug. 18, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Teams from Vanderbilt’s LIVE Initiative advance in NSF challenge to improve K-12 learning outcomes

    Two multidisciplinary teams from a new joint initiative between Vanderbilt’s Department of Computer Science and Peabody College have advanced to the “discovery round” of the Visionary Interdisciplinary Teams Advancing Learning (VITAL) Prize Challenge sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation. Devin Jean, a third-year CS Ph.D. student, presents his… Read More

    May. 1, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineer receives NSF award to develop neural analysis methodology

    Mikail Rubinov, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded $600,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop new computational methods for analysis of large-scale brain activity data. NSF award will be used to develop new computational methods for analysis of large-scale brain activity data. The three-year project is funded… Read More

    Jan. 18, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    NSF research grant goes to 10 engineering graduate students

    The National Science Foundation has named 10 Vanderbilt engineering graduate researchers as recipients of Graduate Research Fellowships. The program is aimed at aiding individuals who have demonstrated notable potential early in their research career. An additional goal is increasing the diversity of the science and engineering workforce. “Increasing diversity in… Read More

    Apr. 13, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Math models to aid voice disorders

    (iStock) Dynamic interactions between biological structures – such as insect wings, fish fins, heart valves and human vocal folds – and the environment (air/liquid) around them are critical for their physiological functions. Computational modeling of fluid-structure interaction (FSI) for biological systems is challenging and has not been extensively… Read More

    Jan. 31, 2014