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.
Mar. 25, 2003—Vanderbilt Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Frank L. Parker has received the 2003 Wendell D. Weart Lifetime Achievement in Nuclear Waste Management Award.
Mar. 11, 2003—Two Vanderbilt biomedical engineering seniors are heading to Boston to show off the invention they helped refine and developa probe that uses laser light to quickly and accurately diagnose ovarian cancer.
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. 20, 2003—Congressional hearings on the space shuttle disaster begin Wednesday, Feb. 12. Vanderbilt University professors can add context to your stories.---Scientific Experiments in Space---Robots in Space---Accident Analysis
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.
Feb. 4, 2003—Vanderbilt professors offer comments on the space shuttle disaster--- Scientific experiments in space --- Robots in space--- Facing grief following national tragedies --- National policy implications
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.
Aug. 14, 2002— A highly decorated Marine Air Group has begun streamlining its planning and reducing operational risk with a new software system developed at Vanderbilt University and the University of Southern California.