Oct. 29, 2019—In a final five-minute flurry, MarmotE watched its lead slip. At the buzzer, the team placed second and won $1 million in the DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge. The team of four researchers, now very close friends, have worked together since 2016 to create an AI-radio system that can manage the wireless spectrum, finding unused slices...
Oct. 22, 2019—A team led by Vanderbilt research scientist Peter Volgyesi will compete in the live championship round of the DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge at the Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The first, second and third place winners will walk away with $2 million, $1 million, and $750,000 in prizes, respectively.
Feb. 7, 2019—Scientists at Vanderbilt's Institute for Software Integrated Systems have developed an award-winning AI to to help triage limited radio frequency demands in real time.
Jan. 30, 2018—The DARPA challenge seeks to uncover efficient solutions to our increasingly connected world's equally growing appetite for bandwidth.
Nov. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt computer scientists have been awarded the Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems' Test of Time Award, given to papers making long-lasting academic and practical impacts that were published at least 10 years ago.
Jun. 12, 2014—Two Vanderbilt engineers participated in the SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO in Washington D.C.
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.
Dec. 6, 2012—Four Vanderbilt School of Engineering faculty members have been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create new tools, including a web-based modeling and simulation infrastructure, intended to help speed up the development of miniature medical capsule robots.
Sep. 7, 2012—A novel approach to improve location information to centimeter scale accuracy using the global positioning system has earned a Google Research Award for an engineering professor and his team.
Jul. 11, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in May that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded.