Department Of Computer Science

  • Vanderbilt University

    Chancellor announces 2024 Faculty Fellows, grants $40,000 per year to support scholarship and research

    Thirteen outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2024 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. This group is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise.    Read More

    Jun 11, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt researchers receive $2 million ARPA-H contract to improve software security in medical devices

    Vanderbilt Department of Computer Science researchers Kevin Leach and James Weimer have won a $2 million award from the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health to develop technology aimed at improving software security in medical devices like insulin pumps, pacemakers and stroke predictors. This is the first award Vanderbilt has received from ARPA-H, an agency within the National Institutes of Health with a mission to support “high-impact” solutions for pressing health care needs. Read More

    May 20, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    28 faculty honored at endowed chair investiture

    The distinguished faculty members and deans representing eight colleges and schools were presented with medallions that symbolize the attainment of their positions and will become part of their official academic regalia. Chair holders contribute their expertise to real-world challenges, including climate change, political inequality and access to justice, artificial intelligence and ICU trauma.   Read More

    Apr 11, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    U.S. Senate confirms Schmidt to lead operational testing and evaluation for the Department of Defense

    Douglas Schmidt, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science, has been confirmed to become Director of Operational Test and Evaluation for the Department of Defense following a full vote by the U.S. Senate on Feb. 29, 2024. Read More

    Mar 6, 2024

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    Vanderbilt to host first AI Training Day on March 5

    Vanderbilt and the Data Science Institute announce the university’s first ever AI Training Day. This daylong event, scheduled for March 5, is open to the public and offers something for everyone who wants to learn more about artificial intelligence. Participants will explore modern training methods and architectural models in AI and ensure that they are up to date in this rapidly evolving landscape. For faculty and students that will be teaching AI models or using AI models in their classroom or research, this event offers essential information. Read More

    Feb 28, 2024