Feb. 26, 2003—Howell E. Adams, Jr., retired owner and chief executive officer of The Georgia Trane Companies, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering.
Feb. 12, 2003—Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering L. Roy Xu has won a Young Investigator Program award from the U.S. Office of Naval Research for his research on hybrid interface mechanics and nano-composite materials.
Jan. 13, 2003—David Brogan, a Vanderbilt biomedical engineering senior who combines his studies with cross-country competition and community involvement, has been chosen to receive one of the prestigious Marshall Scholarships.
Aug. 27, 2002— The Vanderbilt School of Engineering and the Middle Tennessee Java Users Group will hold a one-day seminar on Web programming technology at the Vanderbilt Stadium Club on Friday, Sept. 27. The topics to be addressed are developing Web services using Java and developing wireless applications using Java.
Aug. 22, 2002— Vanderbilt Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sankaran Mahadevan has been selected by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) to receive the international 2002 Distinguished Probabilistic Methods Educator Award.
Aug. 21, 2002— Peter T. Cummings has joined the School of Engineering at Vanderbilt as the John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering.
Jun. 20, 2002— National Instruments of Austin, Texas, has announced plans to donate its LabVIEW graphical development software to Vanderbilt engineering students. Each fall the company will provide copies of its software with an estimated annual market value of $750,000 to incoming freshmen.