Electrical Engineering And Computer Science

  • NSF Virtual Expo 2021

    NSF virtual expo this week highlights three major projects led by VUSE faculty

    Three ambitious, multidisciplinary projects led by Vanderbilt School of Engineering faculty will be featured Wednesday, July 28, and Thursday, July 29, during the National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator Expo 2021. Read More

    Jul. 26, 2021

  • NSF virtual expo this week highlights 3 major projects led by VUSE faculty

    NSF virtual expo this week highlights 3 major projects led by VUSE faculty

    Three ambitious, multidisciplinary projects led by Vanderbilt School of Engineering faculty will be featured Wednesday and Thursday, July 28 and 29, during the NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo 2021. The two-day virtual event will present 15-minute demonstrations of novel solutions that address big-scale societal challenges. The NSF-funded projects integrate disciplines and include industry partners from their... Read More

    Jul. 26, 2021

  • Haley Adams

    Computer science student’s Microsoft dissertation grant supports her vision disability research

    Computer science graduate student Haley A. Adams has been awarded a 2021 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant. She is one of 10 recipients in the United States and Canada. Read More

    Jul. 16, 2021

  • CS student’s Microsoft dissertation grant supports her vision disability research

    CS student’s Microsoft dissertation grant supports her vision disability research

    Computer science graduate student Haley A. Adams has been awarded a 2021 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant. She is one of 10 recipients in the United States and Canada who are underrepresented in the field of computing and pursuing research aligned to research areas carried out by Microsoft researchers. Microsoft aims to increase the pipeline of... Read More

    Jul. 16, 2021

  • BME, CS grad students receive DoD science and engineering graduate fellowships

    BME, CS grad students receive DoD science and engineering graduate fellowships

    Two engineering doctoral students have received 2021 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships. Sponsored and funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, the NDSEG Fellowship is a highly competitive fellowship awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of 15 supported disciplines. Fellowship selections are made by the... Read More

    Jul. 8, 2021

  • BME, CS grad students receive DoD science and engineering graduate fellowships

    BME, CS grad students receive DoD science and engineering graduate fellowships

    Two engineering doctoral students have received 2021 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships. Sponsored and funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, the NDSEG Fellowship is a highly competitive fellowship awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of 15 supported disciplines. Fellowship selections are made by the... Read More

    Jul. 8, 2021

  • $2.5 million NASA project will develop and test safety management for ‘air taxis’

    $2.5 million NASA project will develop and test safety management for ‘air taxis’

    Multi-university team tackles safety systems for autonomous eVTOLs Vanderbilt engineers are part of a NASA-funded, multi-institution effort to develop safety systems for a mode of transportation that doesn’t exist yet—small, commercial, autonomous planes that move people by air between locations in large, crowded cities. The task is a formidable one with machine learning at its... Read More

    Jun. 28, 2021

  • $2.5 million NASA project will develop and test safety management for ‘air taxis’

    $2.5 million NASA project will develop and test safety management for ‘air taxis’

    Multi-university team tackles safety systems for autonomous eVTOLs Vanderbilt engineers are part of a NASA-funded, multi-institution effort to develop safety systems for a mode of transportation that doesn’t exist yet—small, commercial, autonomous planes that move people by air between locations in large, crowded cities. The task is a formidable one with machine learning at its... Read More

    Jun. 28, 2021

  • Gore tapped for prestigious lecture named for MRI co-inventor Lauterbur

    Gore tapped for prestigious lecture named for MRI co-inventor Lauterbur

    The relatively brief history of medical MRI is riddled with failed predictions, according to University Professor John Gore, founding director of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science. Bold statements about the optimal magnetic field and the limits of magnet strength were way off. In 1982 one researcher concluded MRI was useful for imaging the... Read More

    Jun. 1, 2021

  • Gore tapped for prestigious lecture named for MRI co-inventor Lauterbur

    Gore tapped for prestigious lecture named for MRI co-inventor Lauterbur

    The relatively brief history of medical MRI is riddled with failed predictions, according to University Professor John Gore, founding director of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science. Bold statements about the optimal magnetic field and the limits of magnet strength were way off. In 1982 one researcher concluded MRI was useful for imaging the... Read More

    Jun. 1, 2021

  • Work named 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

    Work named 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

    Daniel Work, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named a Chancellor Faculty Fellow. He is one of nine highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty in the 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow cohort, which will meet as a group during their two-year fellowships to exchange ideas on teaching and research and engage in academic leadership... Read More

    May. 12, 2021

  • Work named 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

    Work named 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

    Daniel Work, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named a Chancellor Faculty Fellow. He is one of nine highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty in the 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow cohort, which will meet as a group during their two-year fellowships to exchange ideas on teaching and research and engage in academic leadership... Read More

    May. 12, 2021

  • Work named 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

    Work named 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

    Daniel Work, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named a Chancellor Faculty Fellow. He is one of nine highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty in the 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellow cohort, which will meet as a group during their two-year fellowships to exchange ideas on teaching and research and engage in academic leadership... Read More

    May. 12, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Widely used software, developed by Young Lab, tops 1,000 academic licenses

    A software tool for metabolic analysis developed by a Vanderbilt chemical engineer recently passed 1,000 total academic licenses and is the most licensed software on the university’s online licensing and e-commerce platform. Read More

    Apr. 15, 2021

  • Widely used software, developed by Young Lab, tops 1,000 academic licenses

    Widely used software, developed by Young Lab, tops 1,000 academic licenses

    INCA enables robust metabolic tracer studies A software tool for metabolic analysis developed by a Vanderbilt chemical engineer recently passed 1,000 total academic licenses and is the most licensed software on the university’s online licensing and e-commerce platform. Additionally, it was the third highest revenue generator on the platform, VU e-Innovations, for 2020. About 20... Read More

    Apr. 15, 2021

  • Widely used software, developed by Young Lab, tops 1,000 academic licenses

    Widely used software, developed by Young Lab, tops 1,000 academic licenses

    INCA enables robust metabolic tracer studies A software tool for metabolic analysis developed by a Vanderbilt chemical engineer recently passed 1,000 total academic licenses and is the most licensed software on the university’s online licensing and e-commerce platform. Additionally, it was the third highest revenue generator on the platform, VU e-Innovations, for 2020. About 20... Read More

    Apr. 15, 2021

  • Student-developed machine-learning techniques make surgeries safer, easier to review

    Student-developed machine-learning techniques make surgeries safer, easier to review

    An interdisciplinary fellowship with the Data Science Institute has resulted in a promising machine-learning technology that can effectively track complex surgical activity, thus having the potential to improve patient outcomes, safety and documentation. Read More

    Apr. 12, 2021

  • Research Snapshot: New microscopy technique unveils feature that can shape applications of a class of quantum materials

    Research Snapshot: New microscopy technique unveils feature that can shape applications of a class of quantum materials

    THE IDEA A team of researchers led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory microscopist Miaofang Chi and Vanderbilt theoretical physicist Sokrates Pantelides has used a new Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope technique to image the electron distribution in ionic compounds known as electrides— especially the electrons that float loosely within pockets and appear separate from the atomic... Read More

    Apr. 8, 2021

  • Photonics discovery portends dramatic efficiencies in silicon chips

    Photonics discovery portends dramatic efficiencies in silicon chips

    A team led by Vanderbilt engineers has achieved the ability to transmit two different types of optical signals across a single chip at the same time. The breakthrough heralds a potentially dramatic increase in the volume of data a silicon chip can transmit over any period of time. With this project, the research team moved... Read More

    Mar. 1, 2021

  • Collaboration propels advancements in personalized cochlear implant procedures

    Collaboration propels advancements in personalized cochlear implant procedures

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the busiest cochlear implant center in the U.S., performing more than 300 implant surgeries each year. A key driver is close collaboration among engineers, surgeons, audiologists, speech scientists and other experts. This interdisciplinary, trans-institutional work has enabled a truly customized approach for each patient. Research teams have developed image-guided surgery for... Read More

    Feb. 26, 2021