Vanderbilt civil engineer to design tech-driven decision-making and disaster response tools for Houston-area food banks
Apr. 2, 2021—Following massive storms and a major disaster declaration in Texas, Hiba Baroud and collaborators selected by the NSF, DOE and DHS as Civic Innovation Challenge awardees, to develop tech-driven disaster response tools.
Vanderbilt scientists awarded NSF grant to examine the future of international shipping in the Arctic Ocean
Sep. 11, 2020—Comparing risk of shipping along the Arctic and the Suez Canal through 2100 scientists weigh factors including climate change in their calculations.
Sep. 9, 2020—Alumni Charleson and Charreau Bell are siblings, business partners, innovators and entrepreneurs, as well as emblematic of the culture of innovation at Vanderbilt's Wond’ry and Data Science Institute.
Jun. 17, 2020—The goal of the project—Risk-Aware Market Clearing—is a blueprint for an end-to-end, data-driven approach that balances cost and minimizes system-level risk. Market clearing is the process that keeps the supply level to the demand with no leftover of either.
Mar. 11, 2020—Hiba Baroud has received a 2020 NSF Faculty Early CAREER Development grant to boost community resilience and sustainability through a three-pronged project that starts with a better understanding of how people and infrastructures interact during hazards.
Feb. 24, 2020—With a population of roughly 150 million people, the delta country of Bangladesh holds about half the population of the entire United States in an area the size of Louisiana, and exists under a near-constant risk of sea level rise and other dynamic climate changes. Now, as the world faces a future chock-full of increasing...
Lane Change: Vanderbilt experts say the future of urban transportation relies not on one solution, but on many
Oct. 30, 2019—Self-driving cars. Ride shares. Electric bikes and scooters. The future of transportation, experts say, won’t include just one mode, but instead many. Depending on your point of view, that’s either a welcome relief or a nightmare.
Jun. 5, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses how Vanderbilt attracts and develops top faculty members in the latest edition of "What's On My Mind."
May. 24, 2019—Nominations are open through Friday, May 31, for the second cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, designed to amplify the impact of faculty research through media training and enhanced strategic communications.
Jan. 30, 2019—Hiba Baroud, Jeffrey Bennett and Suzana Herculano-Houzel have been named to the first cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, a semester-long program designed to expand Vanderbilt’s global reach by amplifying the impact of faculty academic research.
Oct. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt is inviting alumni and donors to play a key role in expanding support for faculty throughout their careers with the launch of the Faculty Fellowship Challenge.
Sep. 13, 2017—A number of Vanderbilt professors can provide interviews about rethinking how and why we rebuild after disasters, designing policies to keep Americans safe and predicting extreme weather impacts.