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civil and environmental engineering

Former Ingram Barge CEO to lead Vanderbilt Center for Transportation Research

Jan. 29, 2015—Craig E. Philip, a nationally recognized leader in marine and intermodal transportation industries and former CEO of Ingram Barge Company, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Center for Transportation Research. He also is a research professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

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Vanderbilt team examines human factors in nuclear power plant operations

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.

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Vanderbilt experts can provide insights into Nashville’s growth

Nov. 12, 2014—Vanderbilt experts from a variety of fields are available to help explain issues surrounding Nashville's transformation into the latest “it” city.

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NSF grants for Sociology, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Oct. 1, 2014—The NSF has awarded a pair of grants to Vanderbilt researchers for the study of local water conservation policies across the nation and the role of litigation in social activism, respectively.

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Super-sized lab has energized grand opening

Aug. 18, 2014—More than 150 people showed up Aug. 14 for the grand opening of the School of Engineering’s new Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability.

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Four from Vanderbilt receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships

May. 2, 2014—Four Vanderbilt University students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships by the U.S. Department of State to study critical-needs languages abroad during the summer of 2014.

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Giant helicopter arrives: First step for engineering lab

Mar. 18, 2014—The recent delivery of a giant military helicopter is the first step in creating a unique full-scale Vanderbilt engineering lab.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements

Jan. 10, 2014—Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements in the latest edition of "Kudos."

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Third environmental engineering professor is certified by U.S. academy

Dec. 12, 2013—Eugene LeBoeuf is the third Vanderbilt environmental engineering faculty member in two years to be accepted into the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists as a board certified environmental engineering member.

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Using sound waves for bomb detection

Oct. 23, 2013—A remote acoustic detection system designed to identify homemade bombs can determine the difference between those that contain low-yield and high-yield explosives.

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New faculty: Doug Adams studies the science of risk

Oct. 7, 2013—Vanderbilt is where the science of risk is done. It’s why Doug Adams wants to be here.

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CEE senior continues award-winning research in graduate school

Oct. 2, 2013—Two months before graduating with a degree in civil engineering Mason Hickman earned two awards at the 2013 Southeastern Section Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education for his research on portable structures capable of withstanding blasts from explosives.

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