electrical engineering Archives
May. 8, 2017—Twenty-nine projects have been selected to receive seed grants to support pilot research or developmental projects on equity, diversity and inclusion.
Oct. 24, 2016—An ambitious postdoctoral training initiative designed to prepare recently graduated doctorates for competitive academic careers will launch later this year, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Oct. 24.
Feb. 26, 2015—Andrew Ekelem, who has used a wheelchair since a college snowboarding accident, brings an invaluable perspective to the lab of mechanical engineer Michael Goldfarb.
Jan. 19, 2015—Dennis Hall writes that while 'The Imitation Game' film dramatizes technological discoveries that shortened World War II, there is a lesser known story about radar advances that brought us the microwave.
Jan. 13, 2015—Pietro Valdastri, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and electrical engineering, and postdoctoral scholar Ekawahyu Susilo will begin Valdastri’s second run as principal investigator in the NSF I-Corps program as they explore the commercial potential of modular open-source architecture for building capsule robots.
Dec. 19, 2014—A diverse group of engineering undergrads horrified by a report of violent attacks on Indian women who were walking to toilet facilities came up with an alternative. Their project has the potential to change lives in nations where plumbing is considered a luxury.
Oct. 30, 2014—Now in its third year, the SEC Faculty Travel Grant Program provides support for selected faculty members to collaborate with colleagues at other Southeastern Conference member institutions.
Oct. 27, 2014—Kevin P. Chilton, a retired four-star U.S. Air Force general, visited Vanderbilt Oct. 24.
Jul. 31, 2014—Sharon Weiss has modified white gold leaf paper so that its surface provides signal amplification of 100 million times – so that a laser and detector to identify the chemical molecules of whatever it has been applied to.
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.