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Alzheimer’s researcher from NC State to deliver Hall Lecture

Aug. 29, 2014—A North Carolina State University professor specializing in Alzheimer’s Disease research will present the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering’s Hall Lecture.

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After Fukushima, Vanderbilt researchers study radiation’s effects on robots

Aug. 29, 2014—Three teams of Vanderbilt University researchers – electrical, mechanical and computer engineers – recently won national recognition for their research into the effects of radiation on the robots deployed inside Fukushima's damaged nuclear plants.

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Mahadevan-Jansen elected chair of Gordon Research Conference

Aug. 22, 2014—Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected chair of the Gordon Research Conference in Lasers in Medicine and Biology.

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Three researchers receive EAGER awards

Aug. 22, 2014—Three Vanderbilt researchers have received an award designed to better understand how complex behaviors emerge from brain activity.

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Super-sized lab has energized grand opening

Aug. 18, 2014—More than 150 people showed up Aug. 14 for the grand opening of the School of Engineering’s new Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability.

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Projects to aid diabetics, couch potatoes and bicycle riders completed in summer internship program

Aug. 6, 2014—In their final presentations, ISIS summer interns described the projects they completed in the seven-week program.

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Fox News: Professor touts faster, cheaper way to test for explosives

Jul. 31, 2014—Sharon Weiss has modified white gold leaf paper so that its surface provides signal amplification of 100 million times – so that a laser and detector to identify the chemical molecules of whatever it has been applied to.

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Metro students make bicycle models with high-tech tools

Jun. 18, 2014—Thirteen Nashville public high school students are spending their summer mornings on the Vanderbilt campus building bicycle models using software tools developed to revolutionize the manufacturing of military vehicles.

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Two Vanderbilt projects showcased at SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO

Jun. 12, 2014—Two Vanderbilt engineers participated in the SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO in Washington D.C.

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Vanderbilt rocketeers win NASA Student Launch Competition — again

May. 30, 2014—For the second year in a row, the Vanderbilt Aerospace Club is the overall winner of NASA’s annual Student Launch Competition, a nine-month contest that consisted of much more than simply designing and building a model rocket.

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Russell the Robot goes to Washington

May. 23, 2014—Russell the Robot, the two-foot humanoid that has demonstrated robots can help young children diagnosed with autism spread disorder learn basic social skills, was featured at the 20th annual Coalition for National Science Funding exhibit.

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Twenty-one Vandy grad students snag prestigious NSF fellowships

May. 22, 2014—This year 21 Vanderbilt Graduate School students have won prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships.

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