Engineering and Technology
Aug. 26, 2011—Patrick Fischer, who helped build the Department of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University, died Aug. 26 in hospice care in Montgomery County, Md. He was 75.
Aug. 4, 2011—There is a new way to design computer chips and electronic circuitry for extreme environments: make them out of diamond.
Jul. 22, 2011—Yuan Xue is among the Vanderbilt engineering faculty training computer science leaders of the future to build and maintain more secure networks through innovative teaching methods.
Jul. 7, 2011—The July 8 launch of the space shuttle Atlantis will be a bittersweet moment for Hall, for it will be the final voyage of America’s shuttle program, but it will also be carrying his niece, Sandy Magnus.
May. 13, 2011—Vanderbilt University’s acquisition of a 900 megahertz nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer will accelerate studies on cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.