Engineering and Technology
Nov. 5, 2015—Researchers around the globe who want to customize medical capsule robots won’t have to start from scratch – a team from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering did the preliminary work for them and is ready to share.
Nov. 3, 2015—NASA physicist and author Les Johnson will give two public lectures on campus on the technology of solar sailing and its potential for exploring the solar system and reaching other stars.
Oct. 22, 2015—Throughout history, many feats of creativity, scientific discovery and memory have been credited to visual thinking. Maithilee Kunda wants to understand how this kind of thinking works at a computational level.
Oct. 16, 2015—A Coursera student in India’s round trip of 16,716 miles began with an invitation to spend a summer in Nashville, Tennessee, as a computer science intern at Vanderbilt University.
Oct. 13, 2015—Fortunately for both Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering and the victims of natural disasters, Hiba Baroud found a way to combine her risk analysis and statistics skills, her love of teaching and her passion for helping people in need.
Oct. 2, 2015—Mark Hatch, CEO and co-founder of TechShop, a fast-growing chain of co-working spaces where people come to build prototypes for the products they want to sell, is giving a free public lecture on the Maker Revolution.
Oct. 1, 2015—Two innovative but very different products designed by Vanderbilt University engineers are getting a financial push onto the market, thanks to National Science Foundation Accelerating Innovation Research–Technology Translation (AIR-TT) grants of about $200,000 each.
Sep. 22, 2015—Invention of the first integrated circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip opens the door for development of small, portable sensors that could expand the use of polarized light for drug screening, surveillance, etc.
Sep. 11, 2015—VIDEO» There are prosthetics for people, but what do pet owners do when their animal needs help walking?
Sep. 11, 2015—A doctoral student in the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program has helped develop a new kind of detector with potential applications in medical diagnostics and national security.
Sep. 10, 2015—VISE is keeping its acronym but changing its name. The Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering will become the Vanderbilt Institute in Surgery and Engineering.
Aug. 18, 2015—Janos Sztipanovits wants to connect the whole world to the internet--and that means not just people, but clothes dryers, traffic lights and smoke detectors, too.