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Engineering and Technology

Aerospace Club wins NASA’s Student Launch Challenge for third year in row

May. 12, 2015—For the third year in a row, the Vanderbilt Aerospace Club has won NASA’s eight-month long rocketry competition – the 2014-15 Student Launch Challenge – beating out 30 other university and college teams.

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Vanderbilt undergrads create Bazaar, a Craigslist for universities only

Apr. 27, 2015—Just in time for college move-out season, two Vanderbilt University computer science seniors are introducing an app that should make selling all those textbooks, beanbag chairs and outdated laptops a lot easier.

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Vanderbilt Aerospace Club continues its winning ways at national rocket competition

Apr. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt's Aerospace Club continued its winning ways at this year's NASA Student Launch Competition held April 11 near Huntsville, Alabama.

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Artiphon one of scores of senior innovations at Design Day April 20

Apr. 10, 2015—More than 60 projects by interdisciplinary teams in biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering will be displayed throughout Featheringill Hall at Senior Design Day.

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California’s solar incentive program has had only modest impact on adoption rates

Apr. 7, 2015—California's aggressive incentive program for installing rooftop solar-electric systems has not been as effective as generally believed according to a new analysis.

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Computer science student receives Symantec Graduate Fellowship

Apr. 6, 2015—Computer science graduate student Bo Li has been awarded a Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship. She is one of three recipients nationwide of the prestigious fellowship.

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Q&A with alumnus, ExxonMobil VP Jack P. Williams

Apr. 2, 2015—Jack P. Williams, a Vanderbilt alumnus and senior executive at ExxonMobil, discussed energy and success preceding his campus visit.

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A VU Inside: Engineer uses cotton candy to build artificial blood vessels

Mar. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt University mechanical engineer Leon Bellan is creating artificial human blood vessels using cotton candy and gelatin.

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Engineering dean joins nationwide pledge to train next-gen engineers

Mar. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt's School of Engineering joins the nationwide effort to equip a new generation of engineers to tackle the most pressing issues of the day.

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‘College of the future’ topic of engineering lecture April 7

Mar. 27, 2015—As technological advances ‘evolutionize’ higher education, award-winning author and speaker Jeffrey Selingo imagines what the college of the future will look like.

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Next-generation advanced composite materials topic of Hall Engineering Lecture

Mar. 3, 2015—A globally recognized polymer sciences researcher will deliver the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture March 30.

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Sophisticated application of magnetic force enhances laparoscopic surgery

Mar. 2, 2015—A team of Vanderbilt engineers is using magnetic force to design new and improved instruments for minimally invasive surgery.

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