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Krishnendu Roy

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Krishnendu Roy

Esteemed biomedical engineer Krishnendu "Krish" Roy joined Vanderbilt in the fall of 2023 as the Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering and University Distinguished Professor. "My goal is to ensure that Vanderbilt School of Engineering is a diverse, inclusive and equitable place that has a profound impact on the advancement of society and the human condition, locally and globally, and that it trains the most impactful engineering leaders of the future."

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With roots stretching back to the founding of Vanderbilt University, the School of Engineering is a globally renowned academic and research institution. Whether you’re a prospective undergraduate seeking a bright career path, or you’re pursuing higher-level studies,   

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New College of Computing, AI and Data Science

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Vanderbilt University announced on March 25, 2025 that it has begun work to establish a transformative college dedicated to computer science, AI, data science and related fields.

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  • Class of 2026


    Congratulations to Vanderbilt University School of Engineering Professor Douglas Schmidt, an internationally renowned computer scientist, on his confirmation by the U.S. Senate as Director of Operational Test and Evaluation for the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • 2019 Baseball Championship


    🌟 10 Vanderbilt Engineering students participated in the @tlsamp_utk conference hosted at @tntechuniversity last week, and 3 won awards! 🎉🔬 The talented team showcased 4 posters and 3 oral presentations.

  • Commencement 2023


    The National Science Foundation (NSF)'s Smart and Connected Communities organization is holding its Principal Investigator's meeting at Vanderbilt University this week, marking the first time the group has met outside of Washington D.C. Nashville Mayor Freddie O'Connell delivered opening remarks, following a welcome from VU Provost, Cybele Raver, and Dean Krishnendu Roy.