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Engineering and Technology

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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Liberating devices from their power cords

May. 19, 2014—A new type of supercapacitor brings us a step closer to a day when everything from cell phones to electric vehicles will no longer need separate batteries.

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Two Vanderbilt projects featured in new NIBIB “Bionic Man” web tool

May. 6, 2014—The prosthetics research of Michael Goldfarb is featured in "The NBIB Bionic Man," an interactive web tool that helps students and the public learn about innovative federally-funded biomedical research.

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Grissom receives foundation’s first 2014 external research award

Apr. 30, 2014—Will Grissom, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded the first External Research Award of 2014 from the Focused Ultrasound Foundation for his project titled “MR Temperature Imaging Toolbox for Focused Ultrasound Neurosurgery.”

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