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Vanderbilt School of Engineering takes lead in Air Force research on radiation effects on emerging electronic materials and devices

May. 10, 2005— Vanderbilt University‘s School of Engineering has been selected to lead a new research program that focuses on the impact of radiation on continually shrinking electronic devices and new microelectronic materials ñ both in space and on the ground.

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Vanderbilt engineering part of national ‘dream team‘, To design, develop new secure system design technologies

Apr. 12, 2005— Vanderbilt University‘s School of Engineering will play an important role in a major new $19 million National Science Foundation (NSF) multi-institutional center to protect the nation‘s computer infrastructure from cyber attacks while improving its reliability.

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Timing nature‘s fastest optical shutter

Apr. 7, 2005— It‘s nature‘s fastest quick-change artist: In less than the time it takes a beam of light to travel a tenth of a millimeter, vanadium dioxide can switch from a transparent to a reflective, mirror-like state.

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Engineering professor appointed to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission advisory committee

Mar. 11, 2005— A Vanderbilt engineering professor has been selected as one of a handful of high-level experts who advise the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on safe management of nuclear waste.

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Dyer to receive Vanderbilt School of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award

Mar. 10, 2005— David F. Dyer, president and chief executive officer of Tommy Hilfiger Corporation, has been selected to receive the 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering.

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Frank Parker named “national associate” by the National Academies

Jan. 13, 2005— Frank L. Parker, the Distinguished Professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at Vanderbilt, has been named a "national associate" by the National Academies, which includes the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council.

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Vanderbilt Engineering to lead new defense nanotechnology program

Jun. 24, 2004—The Vanderbilt School of Engineering will lead a new $2.4 million multi-institutional nanotechnology program funded by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to develop radically improved electronics, sensors, energy-conversion devices and other critical defense systems.

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Hull receives Vanderbilt School of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award

Apr. 7, 2004—Gerry G. Hull, president and chief executive officer of Automated Logic Corporation, has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering.

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Vanderbilt’s education school repeats high U.S. News ranking, Audiology program named best in the nation

Apr. 2, 2004—Vanderbilt's Peabody College of Education and Human Development has again been ranked 4th in the nation among education schools by U.S. News and World Report in its annual ranking of the leading graduate and professional schools. The college's Special Education program was named No. 1 for the second year in a row.

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LeVan named J. Lawrence Wilson Professor of Engineering

Mar. 11, 2004—M. Douglas LeVan has been named the J. Lawrence Wilson Professor of Engineering for the Vanderbilt School of Engineering.

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Vanderbilt engineer receives national award for computer animation research

Jun. 20, 2003—Robert E. Bodenheimer, assistant professor of computer science at Vanderbilt University, has received the NSF's Faculty Early CAREER Development Award to develop a program that reinforces and tests what a student has just learned by requiring the student to teach an animated character.

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MEDIA ADVISORY–Nuclear technology expert to speak at Vanderbilt

Apr. 23, 2003—Theodore (Ted) Rockwell, internationally renowned expert in nuclear engineering, will speak on “Nuclear Technology: Facts and Myths about Radioactivity” in a free public lecture at Vanderbilt University April 23. A media availability will precede the address.

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