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Vanderbilt is classified as a "Research University (very high research activity)," and is engaged in some of the most important engineering research and cross-disciplinary research conducted in the nation.

Spanning biomedical, civil, chemical, environmental, electrical, mechanical engineering as well as materials science and computer science fields, Vanderbilt has special expertise in key research areas. Research activity in the School of Engineering can be grouped in nine intellectual neighborhoods that characterize our distinctive culture of collaboration within and beyond the traditional walls of departments, schools, institutions and disciplines.

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Cyber physical systems

$9M NSF grant helps Vanderbilt engineers expand frontier of cyber-physical systems.

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High fidelity

Vanderbilt team develops new methods for cochlear implant users.

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