Jun. 2, 2011—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni's latest awards, appointments and achievements
May. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt engineer Sharon Weiss will be a member of the 2012-2013 Defense Science Study Group, which introduces selected scientists and engineering professors to and engages them in national security issues.
May. 6, 2011—Meet several impressive Vanderbilt graduates who took their bold ideas outside of the classroom. Plus, high tech changes are coming to the Commencement ceremony and hear from the real life “Mother Earth.”
May. 5, 2011—Graduates Shannon Hoffman, Nehal Mehta and Karen White come from different backgrounds and have different interests, but each will use their significant talents and valuable lessons learned at Vanderbilt to affect change in the world.
Apr. 27, 2011—Senior engineering students shared the results of their two-semester design courses with their clients and more than 100 visitors from the Vanderbilt community at Senior Design Day.
Apr. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers working at the smallest scale celebrate a huge milestone this year. The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE), seeded from a university-funded $16 million venture capital fund initiative, celebrates its 10th anniversary in December.
Apr. 19, 2011—Vanderbilt Aerospace Club is flying high after a NASA competition win.
Apr. 14, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) has built and will operate a Web-based collaboration platform for the new National Science Foundation-funded Cyber-Physical Systems Virtual Organization. The CPS-VO aims to bring together researchers, educators and students working in academics, industry and government agencies in a kind of virtual brain trust to foster progress, develop priorities...
Apr. 7, 2011—Frank L. Parker, Distinguished Professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Emeritus, will speak about the Fukoshima nuclear plant crisis in Japan. The presentation will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, at the Adventure Science Center at 800 Fort Negley Blvd., in Nashville. The event is free and open to the public. Parker...
Mar. 25, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in February that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Theodore A. Bapty, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of $899,438 by the Department of Defense for “BCTM-Battle Command Systems Prototype.” Sandeep Neema and Jason M. Scott are co-principal...
Mar. 3, 2011—Watch video of Vanderbilt engineering alumnus Chikai Ohazama, Google Inc. product manager and co-founder of Google Earth, speaking on “A Brief History of Google Earth: A Personal and Professional Journey.” The Feb. 24 event was part of National Engineers Week, which was established in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers.
Feb. 22, 2011—Watch video of the Feb. 22 talk, “Engineering as a Profession – A Career Perspective” by Edwin McAlister, director of Air and Missile Defense Programs for Northrop Grumman. Sponsored by E-Council, ASME and SAE, SAME, Vanderbilt Aerospace Club. Part of National Engineers Week at Vanderbilt.