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Sztipanovits appointed to Industrial Internet Consortium committee

Aug. 20, 2014—Janos Sztipanovits, director of Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, will serve on the committee guiding ongoing creation of and setting standards for the Industrial Internet.

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Projects to aid diabetics, couch potatoes and bicycle riders completed in summer internship program

Aug. 6, 2014—In their final presentations, ISIS summer interns described the projects they completed in the seven-week program.

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Metro students make bicycle models with high-tech tools

Jun. 18, 2014—Thirteen Nashville public high school students are spending their summer mornings on the Vanderbilt campus building bicycle models using software tools developed to revolutionize the manufacturing of military vehicles.

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Two Vanderbilt projects showcased at SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO

Jun. 12, 2014—Two Vanderbilt engineers participated in the SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO in Washington D.C.

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Guarding against ‘Carmageddon’ cyberattacks

Jun. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers are helping to develop software to secure the nation's computerized traffic control systems, both present and future, against cyberattacks.

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Tech giants, Vanderbilt engineers to create standards for ‘Internet of Things’

Apr. 7, 2014—Vanderbilt's Institute for Software Integrated Systems has joined a consortium of prominent tech firms to develop engineering standards for Internet-connected electronics.

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FoxNews.com: Researchers work to secure military smartphones

Feb. 13, 2014—Soldiers in Afghanistan are experimenting with smartphones engineered to better protect operational data designed by scientists at Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems. Douglas Schmidt, professor of computer science, is quoted.

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Gizmodo: How Vanderbilt’s secret software lab is saving America

Jan. 14, 2014—On a quiet street just off of Nashville's historic Music Row, a dedicated team of more than 100 researchers are developing software systems that may very well revolutionize the modern world.

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Top 10 research stories of 2013

Dec. 23, 2013—This year’s most popular research stories plumbed mysteries of the brain, examined complex social phenomena, shed light on dark matter, uncovered a surprising link between our three greatest health threats and more.

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Vanderbilt research institute celebrates regional impact, global reach

Nov. 15, 2013—Founded in 1998, the Institute for Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbilt is a key national player in an effort to design the software-integrated systems that have become an integral part of human lives today – in consumer appliances, vehicles, planes, hospitals, schools, design shops, factories, space systems and energy.

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Expert: Strategic role for IT would have helped avoid health care website troubles

Nov. 1, 2013—Government leaders did not properly recognize the strategic role of IT in defining and implementing policy in rolling out the online insurance exchanges mandated by the Affordable Care Act, according to Douglas C. Schmidt, a professor of computer science at Vanderbilt University.

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Vanderbilt wins top prize in second hurdle of Spectrum Challenge

Oct. 9, 2013—After two days of live competition, a team of engineers from Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems emerged as a top winner for their prototype software-defined radio that can communicate in adverse spectrum environments, and earned a $25,000 prize.

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