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Vanderbilt maintains position among top 25 universities in the national competition for federal research dollars

Sep. 4, 2007—Vanderbilt University maintained its rank of 23rd in the nation in the total value of federal science and engineering research grants awarded to campus researchers, according to an annual report compiled by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Rocket-powered mechanical arm could revolutionize prosthetics

Aug. 20, 2007—Combine a mechanical arm with a miniature rocket motor: The result is a prosthetic device that is the closest thing yet to a bionic arm.

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Vanderbilt engineering dean wins IEEE award in nuclear and plasma science

Aug. 2, 2007—Ken Galloway, dean of the Vanderbilt School of Engineering, has won the prestigious Richard F. Shea Distinguished Member Award from the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS).

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Vanderbilt robot teams, nano-engineering projects win young faculty NSF awards

Jun. 6, 2007—Young Vanderbilt engineering faculty have netted prestigious CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation for their innovations.

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Senior Day Study Break Video: "The World is Flat and What You Can Do About It"

May. 25, 2007—Douglas Schmidt, professor of computer science, discusses the ramifications of new information sharing technology and what we can do to stay competitive.

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Senior Day Study Break Video: “The World is Flat and What You Can Do About It”

May. 25, 2007—Douglas Schmidt, professor of computer science, discusses the ramifications of new information sharing technology and what we can do to stay competitive.

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Davis, McCleskey receive Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumni Awards

May. 23, 2007—Vanderbilt Engineering alumni Doug Davis and Sam McCleskey received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering during the Engineering Celebration Dinner held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Buckhead on Tuesday, May 22.

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Plan for cancer detector wins prize for Vanderbilt researchers

May. 9, 2007—A plan to use nanotechnology to produce a new type of cancer detector won the third-place award at the NanoNexus2007 conference held last month at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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MEDIA ADVISORY – Non-invasive biopsy technology, smart home controller, unmanned aerial vehicle among innovations to be showcased at the Vanderbilt School of Engineering Senior Design Day.

Apr. 23, 2007—Vanderbilt engineering seniors soon to graduate will demonstrate their readiness to tackle real-world engineering problems by showcasing their innovations on Tuesday, April 24, during the annual School of Engineering "Senior Design Day."

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Mobile pollution sensors to be developed at Vanderbilt using Microsoft grant

Apr. 9, 2007—Vanderbilt engineers have won an award from Microsoft Corp. to develop a real-time, online, detailed and accurate picture of air quality in large metropolitan areas like Nashville. The mobile air quality monitoring system will make it possible to monitor air quality more accurately than the current system of fixed stations performing low-resolution sampling by including car-mounted sensors that measure, process and report emission levels.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Student engineers work hard at play during E-Week

Feb. 19, 2007— In a series of challenging but fun competitions, the engineering students at Vanderbilt University will display their ingenuity and inventiveness to celebrate National Engineers Week February 19-24.

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Vanderbilt engineer wins NSF award for innovative Internet system

Feb. 15, 2007— Professor Yi Cui has gotten recognition - and funding - for his novel idea that could give YouTube a run for its money.

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