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Sensor detects shooting at elephants, helps authorities catch poachers

Jun. 7, 2017—WIPER technology detects when a bullet flies by a protected elephant and sends an alarm with its location.

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Making America’s power grid much, much smarter

Mar. 29, 2017—A new, open-source software platform has been designed to support applications required to create a smart power grid and protect it from dangers ranging from terrorists to tree limbs.

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Institute holds vital role in protecting military’s interests in avionics software

Mar. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems will operate a registry of standard-meeting software that can be used across military aircraft, saving time and money.

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Vanderbilt School of Engineering offers new master of cyber-physical systems degree

Jan. 3, 2017—The new master's degree is designed to prepare students for careers in the Internet of Things – the advanced connectivity of devices and systems – as well as cybersecurity, smart grids and defense.

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Experts on mass shootings, guns in America, and political perceptions after terrorism

Jun. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt University's Jonathan Metzl, a mental health and mass shootings expert, and Liz Zechmeister, who studies perceptions of political leaders after terrorism, shed light on the Orlando mass shooting.

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Vanderbilt School of Engineering, partners awarded $3.5 million from ARPA-E for transformational energy technology

Nov. 25, 2015—A new $3.5 million award from the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy will support Vanderbilt University School of Engineering researchers' and their partners' efforts to create software that can control the Smart Grid – a decentralized power system that is more efficient, sustainable and reliable than America’s current electrical power delivery.

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Sztipanovits builds on ‘Internet of Things’ and ‘Industrial Internet’ for the next tech revolution

Aug. 18, 2015—Janos Sztipanovits wants to connect the whole world to the internet--and that means not just people, but clothes dryers, traffic lights and smoke detectors, too.

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Tech Giants, Engineers to Create Standards for ‘Internet of Things’

Sep. 26, 2014—A new group called the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)—which includes Vanderbilt engineers and researchers in the university’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS)—announced plans in March to create engineering standards for the “Internet of Things.”

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ISIS conflict experts: Thomas Schwartz and Mike Newton

Sep. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt experts Thomas Schwartz and Mike Newton are available to comment on President Obama's new plans for Iraq and Syria.

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After Fukushima, Vanderbilt researchers study radiation’s effects on robots

Aug. 29, 2014—Three teams of Vanderbilt University researchers – electrical, mechanical and computer engineers – recently won national recognition for their research into the effects of radiation on the robots deployed inside Fukushima's damaged nuclear plants.

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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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