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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Feb. 15, 2007— Professor Yi Cui has gotten recognition - and funding - for his novel idea that could give YouTube a run for its money.
Jan. 29, 2007— Vanderbilt University School of Engineering is ranked in the top ten universities nationally as measured by the impact that their publications have had on the field.
Jan. 26, 2007— Vanderbilt University researchers, in conjunction with colleagues at several other institutions, are working on a project that promises significant improvement in the control of proteins for a number of uses, including the detection of chemical and biological weapons.
Jan. 23, 2007— Electronic industry entrepreneur Paul Tuinenga has joined Vanderbilt University as principal staff engineer and program manager for software development for the Institute for Space and Defense Electronics.
Jan. 19, 2007— There is a dark side to even the humble raindrop. A single drop is harmless, but when billions of raindrops from a cloudburst fall on bare soil they strike like billions of tiny hammers, dislodging tons of soil per acre which is carried away by surface runoff.
Dec. 21, 2006— A scientist with Yahoo! will lecture on the workings of Internet search engines at Vanderbilt University in January.Jan O. Pedersen, chief scientist for search and marketplace with Yahoo!, will speak at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, in Room 4327 of the Stevenson Center on the Vanderbilt campus. A reception will precede the lecture at 3:30 p.m. in Room 6333 of the Stevenson Center.
Dec. 7, 2006— Nuclear power might be "green power," but only if nuclear waste can be managed properly.