Engineering and Technology
Nov. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt computer scientists have been awarded the Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems' Test of Time Award, given to papers making long-lasting academic and practical impacts that were published at least 10 years ago.
Nov. 13, 2014—A multidisciplinary Vanderbilt team with deep experience in improving patient safety and technology usability has received a three-year, $800,000 Department of Energy grant to help nuclear power plant operators better perform their jobs.
Nov. 12, 2014—Jules White's new wayfinder app for iPhone and Android will provide photo-based, step-by-step directions for navigating Nashville's 1.2 million-square-foot, 16-acre Music City Center.
Oct. 28, 2014—A team of biomedical engineers has developed a new "tumor-in-a-dish" technology that promises to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy.
Oct. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt students explored the opportunities and challenges of setting policy on federal issues and advocacy related to science, technology, engineering and math during a two-day immersion event last week in Washington, D.C.
Oct. 24, 2014—1,165 budding programmers are participating in the university’s first MOOC capstone project – one that will result in a certificate for graduates and better pain management for patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Oct. 21, 2014—A team headed by Eugene Vorobeychik, assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering, uses game theory and big data to optimize policing.
Oct. 16, 2014—Karl Zelik’s BAT lab in Olin Hall has nothing to do with flying mammals or a caped superhero.
Oct. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt engineers have developed a surgical robot designed to perform brain surgery by entering through the cheek instead of the skull.
Oct. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Engineering has established a unique research facility focusing on Multiscale Modeling and Simulation. MuMS is home to four faculty members and their research groups.
Sep. 26, 2014—“I live for the problems we get to solve,” says Will Grissom, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, radiology and electrical engineering.
Sep. 23, 2014—Mechanical engineering professor Pietro Valdastri and colleagues will continue to develop a capsule endoscope for colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with the support of a 4-year, $1.5 million NIH grant.