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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

After Fukushima, Vanderbilt researchers study radiation’s effects on robots

Aug. 29, 2014—Three teams of Vanderbilt University researchers – electrical, mechanical and computer engineers – recently won national recognition for their research into the effects of radiation on the robots deployed inside Fukushima's damaged nuclear plants.

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Three researchers receive EAGER awards

Aug. 22, 2014—Three Vanderbilt researchers have received an award designed to better understand how complex behaviors emerge from brain activity.

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Two Vanderbilt projects showcased at SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO

Jun. 12, 2014—Two Vanderbilt engineers participated in the SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO in Washington D.C.

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Guarding against ‘Carmageddon’ cyberattacks

Jun. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers are helping to develop software to secure the nation's computerized traffic control systems, both present and future, against cyberattacks.

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Vanderbilt University honors 20 as emeriti faculty

May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Tech giants, Vanderbilt engineers to create standards for ‘Internet of Things’

Apr. 7, 2014—Vanderbilt's Institute for Software Integrated Systems has joined a consortium of prominent tech firms to develop engineering standards for Internet-connected electronics.

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Engineering professors edit journal’s special issue on augmented reality

Mar. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt engineering professors Jules White and Doug Schmidt, and University of Illinois professor Mani Golparvar-Fard, are guest editors of the February issue of "Proceedings of the IEEE," the most highly-cited general interest journal in electrical engineering and computer science.

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FoxNews.com: Researchers work to secure military smartphones

Feb. 13, 2014—Soldiers in Afghanistan are experimenting with smartphones engineered to better protect operational data designed by scientists at Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems. Douglas Schmidt, professor of computer science, is quoted.

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Graduate student lead author of study of electron particles that can zap technology

Jan. 15, 2014—A paper first-authored by Vanderbilt graduate engineering student Michael King concludes that electronics designed to operate with ultra-low power likely will exhibit high sensitivity to electron-induced single-event upsets due to interference from solar flares, cosmic rays and the like.

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Gizmodo: How Vanderbilt’s secret software lab is saving America

Jan. 14, 2014—On a quiet street just off of Nashville's historic Music Row, a dedicated team of more than 100 researchers are developing software systems that may very well revolutionize the modern world.

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Joint course to offer MOOC sequence on mobile app development

Dec. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University and the University of Maryland have teamed up to introduce a new approach to massive open online courses, or MOOCs – a two-part, sequenced course offered through the digital learning platform Coursera.

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Student-designed Vandy Vans app now available on iTunes

Nov. 27, 2013—An iPhone app designed by three members of the VandyMobile club to improve the Vandy Vans experience is now available for free at the iTunes store.

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