Nov. 18, 2019—Inspired to make a child’s life better through engineering and design, students from Vanderbilt, occupational therapists and professional engineers worked for three days to build inventions that would make life a little easier for children with special needs at the third annual TOM Makeathon.
Nov. 7, 2019—The Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaboration with Vanderbilt University will grow stronger through a new faculty liaison and enhanced management of travel assistance awards.
Oct. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt's MarmotE team placed second and won $1 million in the 2019 DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge.
Oct. 16, 2019—A multiyear, collective effort among engineers, surgeons and scientists led by the School of Engineering's Michael Miga has resulted in a $2.3 million four-year grant awarded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health to improve laparoscopic liver surgery and liver cancer ablation therapy.
Oct. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers recently hosted a group of local middle school students for a half-day of hands-on learning.
Aug. 19, 2019—VU can nominate one candidate for the Chemistry and one candidate for the Physical Science & Engineering award categories. VU and VUMC are holding a joint competition to select one candidate for the Life Sciences award category.
Jul. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic system with two-handed dexterity at a much smaller scale than existing options.
May. 10, 2019—Vanderbilt University recognized exceptional graduating students from each of its undergraduate and professional schools on Friday, May 10, during this year’s Commencement ceremonies.
Apr. 22, 2019—Postdoctoral scholars Samantha Yohn and Anneke Sanders and ophthalmology professor Rebecca Sappington were honored by the Graduate School at the 13th Annual Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Symposium on April 9.
Apr. 19, 2019—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust elected four new members and re-elected six others at its April 18 meeting.
Apr. 12, 2019—Ethan Lippmann, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant.