May. 13, 2016—Twenty-four retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 13, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
Apr. 21, 2016—There’s the Pranjal Gupta dressed in kurta and pyjama, his feet keeping time with an impossibly fast Indian dance tune. And then there’s the Pranjal Gupta in a lab coat, peering through glasses at data on how children with autism integrate sight and sound.
Apr. 4, 2016—John T. Wilson, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development award. The five-year, $500,000 grant will allow him to develop new synthetic materials for “encoding” immunological messages and tightly regulating their delivery to the organs, cells and pathways of the immune system.
Oct. 1, 2015—Area Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to earn their “Engineering Day” patches at an event hosted by Vanderbilt University engineering students on Saturday, Oct. 3.
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. 17, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Jan. 28, 2014—Jessica Haley is a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Vanderbilt, and she just finished her third season as an NFL cheerleader for the Tennessee Titans.
Limited submission opportunity: The 2014 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar awards program: The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.
Dec. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. Camille Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Awards Program
Oct. 16, 2012—Oliver Schmidt, director of the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research in Dresden, Germany, is the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum Oct. 24 at Vanderbilt University. The Forum and NanoDay! activities are sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) and the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Materials Science.
Apr. 25, 2012—At the Eighth Annual National Sustainable Design Expo, a team of Vanderbilt engineering seniors won the Marketplace Innovation Award, Student Choice Award and a $90,000 Phase II grant from the EPA for a biohybrid solar panel that substitutes expensive silicon wafers with a protein derived from spinach.
Mar. 1, 2012—Amrutur Anilkumar, professor of the practice of mechanical engineering, and Sankaran Mahadevan, the John R. Murray Sr. Professor of Engineering, have been elected associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Peter Cummings, the John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Engineering Directorate and...
Apr. 28, 2011—Accepting and understanding natural variability is the key for engineers seeking to make nanoscale devices that are as efficient as living microorganisms.