Mar. 4, 2013—A meetup has been organized in Nashville for individuals taking Professor of Computer Science Doug Schmidt’s first course on the Coursera platform, Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software, which goes live March 4.
Mar. 4, 2013—Learn more about what goes into creating an online course for tens of thousands of students from the faculty who will be teaching Vanderbilt's first foray into MOOCs.
Jan. 18, 2013—This week the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) released a set of engineering software tools designed to revolutionize the process of designing and manufacturing military vehicles. Software engineers at Vanderbilt's Institute for Software Integrated Systems are playing a key role in the effort.
Vanderbilt on Coursera: Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software
Jan. 18, 2013—View this preview video of Doug Schmidt’s spring 2013 Coursera course, Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software. Douglas C. Schmidt is a Professor of Computer Science, Associate Chair of the Computer Science and Engineering program, and a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems, all at Vanderbilt University. He has also been the Chief...
Jan. 17, 2013—In this webinar with Coursera, Vanderbilt's Doug Fisher and a panel of experts from other universities discuss the "flipped classroom" model and other learning possibilities offered by participation in massive, open, online course platforms like Coursera. Fisher is associate professor of computer science and of computer engineering.
Jan. 10, 2013—Listen to Doug Schmidt, professor of computer science and of computer engineering, discuss the impact and implications of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, on this episode of the Software Engineering Radio podcast.
Nov. 19, 2012—Electrical engineering professor Alan Peters has posted the lecture notes to his popular introductory image processing course online.
Aug. 14, 2012—Doug Schmidt, professor of computer science, discusses the priorities, challenges, drivers and progress being made in the Department of Defense where open architecture is concerned.
Aug. 9, 2012—An electrical engineer who is attempting to make wireless communications more reliable, an astronomer who studies the evolution of the cosmos by creating large numbers of virtual universes and a geologist who is studying the origins of super-eruptions have received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development awards.
May. 23, 2012—Two computer science professors and a doctoral student in computer science in the School of Engineering are members of a technical team that has received a 2011 Associate Administrator Award from the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Gautam Biswas, professor of computer science and computer engineering; Xenofon Koutsoukos, associate...
Apr. 24, 2012—Curtis Northcutt, a member of the Class of 2013, has been named a 2012 Goldwater Scholar. Each year, Vanderbilt is given the opportunity to nominate up to four outstanding sophomore and junior students in the math, science and engineering fields. Competition for the award is fierce: 282 scholars were selected on the basis of academic...
Sep. 16, 2011—Like the Wizard of Oz, computer scientists have largely been happy to perform their magic behind the curtain, out of public view. However, this reticence has begun causing problems in the digital realm. “Computer scientists face the drawbacks of lacking public awareness,” wrote an international team of computer scientists in the article “Reaching Out to...