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New recyclable resin makes wind turbines much more sustainable

Feb. 15, 2018—New composite materials make wind energy even greener by making the turbines themselves recyclable.

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New proposal development program hosts visit from Army Research Lab’s chief scientist to explore faculty partnerships

Nov. 29, 2017—The Army Research Lab's top scientist came to Vanderbilt to explore research collaborations with faculty through the provost’s new Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program.

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Media Advisory: Teens build model bridges–only to destroy them

Mar. 3, 2017—Area teens will watch their model bridges break apart dramatically Saturday, March 4, at the 9th Annual Music City Bridge Building Competition, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers and Janey Camp, a Vanderbilt University civil engineering research associate professor.

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Vanderbilt hosts multiple congressional visits

Sep. 8, 2016—An unusually long summer recess for Congress—totaling seven weeks—gave members of Congress the opportunity to return to their states and districts to meet with constituents. It also afforded Vanderbilt the unique opportunity to host numerous congressional staff on campus in August.

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Glencliff High sweeps ASCE bridge competition in 7 of last 8 years

Mar. 1, 2016—Glencliff High School has won the American Society of Civil Engineers bridge-building competition for the seventh time in the last eight years, with Glencliff students taking first, second and third places in the contest held at Vanderbilt's Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability for the second consecutive year.

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Media advisory: Local students put their bridge-building skill to the test

Feb. 24, 2016—The American Society of Civil Engineers' Music City Bridge Building Competition is being held Saturday, Feb. 27 at Vanderbilt University's Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability.

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New faculty: Hiba Baroud uses Bayesian modeling to better predict natural disasters

Oct. 13, 2015—Fortunately for both Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering and the victims of natural disasters, Hiba Baroud found a way to combine her risk analysis and statistics skills, her love of teaching and her passion for helping people in need.

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VUCast: Punchline Power

Apr. 21, 2015—Learn how female comedians are influencing our perceptions of femininity; see how you can benefit from the same stuff keeping race car drivers alive; and hear how a Vanderbilt senior finds inspiration in building motorcycles. Watch now!

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Fluid power industry, academic leaders discuss advances

Oct. 15, 2014—An expert panel featuring Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and moderated by Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet gathered at Vanderbilt’s Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability on Tuesday to discuss ways that America can keep its edge in fluid power.

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VUCast Extra: Giant engineering lab tests begin

Aug. 29, 2014—It's home for a giant helicopter, a Humvee and a wind tunnel. As Barb Cramer reports, this unique engineering lab is developing damage detection systems and finding other real-world solutions.

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Super-sized lab has energized grand opening

Aug. 18, 2014—More than 150 people showed up Aug. 14 for the grand opening of the School of Engineering’s new Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability.

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