Peter Volgyesi

  • Vanderbilt University

    NIH grant supports wearable technology system to improve recovery from leg fractures

    Karl Zelik, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University, is using wearable technology to explore better patient recovery methods from shinbone fractures and the surgeries required to repair them. The research team has received $2.7 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for this 5-year project. Karl… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wearable sensor algorithms powered by machine learning could be key to preventing runners’ injuries

    A trans-institutional team of Vanderbilt engineering, data science and clinical researchers has developed a novel approach for monitoring bone stress in recreational and professional athletes, with the goal of anticipating and preventing injury. Using machine learning and biomechanical modeling techniques, the researchers built multisensory algorithms that combine data from… Read More

    Oct. 28, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    $8.7 million DARPA grant advances AI-assisted CPS design work

    A new, $8.7 million project—Design. R–AI-assisted CPS Design—involves pathbreaking work for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as future cyber-physical systems will rely less on human control and more machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence processors. Smart grid, driver-assist and autonomous automobile systems, health and biomedical monitoring, smart cities, robotics systems,… Read More

    Oct. 4, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt team wins $1M in DARPA spectrum challenge finale

      Winning moment: MarmotE team members celebrate their second-place finish in the DARPA’s Spectrum Collaboration Challenge championship finals at Mobile World Congress 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Left to right: Peter Volgyesi, Miklos Maroti, Peter Horvath and Sandor Szilvasi. Photo|DARPA In a final five-minute flurry, MarmotE watched its lead slip. Read More

    Oct. 29, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt team wins $750K with AI to manage RF spectrum

    MarmotE team members (L-R) Peter Horvath, Peter Volgyesi, Sandor Szilvasi and Miklos Maroti. Vanderbilt team MarmotE cleared Phase 2 of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Spectrum Collaboration Challenge held in December at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. With no real estate left to expand the… Read More

    Jan. 29, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt-related ventures snag startup bootcamp spots

    Two Vanderbilt-related ventures – PinPtr and Spot – are among 10 teams selected for the 2014 business accelerator summer program offered by Nashville’s Jumpstart Foundry. More than 200 companies applied for the 10 spots, according to Jumpstart Foundry co-founder Marcus Whitney. The program began May 19 and companies pitch their… Read More

    Jun. 10, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    ISIS’ MarmotE team qualifies for DARPA Spectrum Challenge

    A team of engineers from Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems is one of 15 teams competing in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Spectrum Challenge. The DARPA Spectrum Challenge is a competition to demonstrate a radio protocol that can best use a given communication channel… Read More

    Apr. 16, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    NSF grant to help engineers accelerate development of medical capsule robots

    Four Vanderbilt School of Engineering faculty members have been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create new tools, including a web-based modeling and simulation infrastructure, intended to help speed up the development of miniature medical capsule robots. The four-year project – Cyber-Physical Systems: Integrated Modeling,… Read More

    Dec. 6, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Mobile pollution sensors to be developed at Vanderbilt using Microsoft grant

    Vanderbilt engineers have won an award from Microsoft Corp. to develop a real-time, online, detailed and accurate picture of air quality in large metropolitan areas like Nashville. The mobile air quality monitoring system will make it possible to monitor air quality more accurately than the current system of fixed stations… Read More

    Apr. 14, 2007