Engineering and Technology
Mar. 9, 2017—Xiang Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering and the Ernest S. Kuh Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture Monday, March 27.
Feb. 27, 2017—New algorithm can help identify vulnerable polling stations and spot tampering after the fact.
Feb. 17, 2017—Alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on your smartphones, computers and other personal electronic devices.
Feb. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers who “MacGyvered” high-performance batteries from junkyard scraps are featured in a new webpage on energy research created by the Association of American Universities.
Feb. 3, 2017—David Merryman will study how to treat heart disease using drugs originally developed for rheumatoid arthritis and applying the lessons learned from failed weight loss drugs like Fen-Phen.
Feb. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a new optical sensor that can accurately detect different types of inflammatory bowel disease and can be easily integrated into routine colonoscopy exams.
Feb. 1, 2017—Çağlar Oskay, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and mechanical engineering, has been selected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession.
Jan. 31, 2017—Biomedical engineer Craig Duvall has received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) to support his research into advanced wound healing technology.
Jan. 30, 2017—Three Vanderbilt civil engineering professors and one senior research scientist, all nationally recognized experts in environmental sustainability and hazardous waste management, have been elected to the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists and recognized as board-certified environmental scientists.
Jan. 27, 2017—Hiba Baroud is a civil engineer who develops tools that improve infrastructure systems’ reliability and recovery from disasters like hurricanes and floods.
Jan. 16, 2017—Tumors cause the intracellular material surrounding them to stiffen. Softening this protective layer could make existing cancer treatments more effective, according to new research.