Doug Schmidt Archives
Nov. 1, 2018—If you use an Android device with the Chrome browser running, the tech giant knows whether you are traveling by foot or car, where you shop, how often you use your Starbucks app and when you’ve made a doctor’s appointment, according to research by Doug Schmidt.
Oct. 9, 2018—A new faculty advisory committee has been convened to prioritize communication, security, programming, networking and storage resource needs as they relate to research.
Jul. 12, 2018—Research tech expert and computer scientist Douglas C. Schmidt was named associate provost for research development and technologies by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.
May. 1, 2017—Students participating in the first University Courses gave the initiative high marks, noting that the cross-campus curriculum created unique opportunities for students to tackle important subjects.
New working group to assess and prioritize opportunities for enhancing research IT resources on campus
Mar. 17, 2017—The Research IT Special Project Working Group will advance the efforts of the Provost’s Initiative to Enhance Research and Scholarship, or PIERS.
Nov. 8, 2016—Thanks to the Cross-College Teaching Initiative that began this semester, computer science professors Doug Schmidt and Jules White launched the University Course "Tackling Big Questions with Mobile Cloud Computing."
Spring 2017 University Courses to examine health policy, mass incarceration and mobile cloud computing
Oct. 21, 2016—Enrollment opens Oct. 31 for three University Courses being offered this spring to tackle significant societal and technological issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Apr. 6, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning has launched Java for Android, a massive open online course that will teach students from around the world how to apply core Java programming languages, features and software patterns in Android, the dominant platform for developing and deploying mobile device apps.