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Philippe Fauchet

Fauchet elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.

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Nine Vanderbilt faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Nov. 25, 2016—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science this year.

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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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Watch: First day of classes at the Engineering and Science Building

Aug. 24, 2016—Vanderbilt’s newest classroom and research facility, the Engineering and Science Building, opened to students Aug. 24.

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Influx of major NIH grants fuels growth of research enterprise

Jul. 14, 2016—During the past two weeks, researchers at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have brought in a number of new research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that together achieve $137 million in new funding. The funding is a trans-institutional accomplishment of the Schools of Engineering and Medicine and the College of Arts and Science.

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Anonymous donor pledges $5 million to Vanderbilt Dean’s Chair in Engineering

Apr. 14, 2016—An anonymous donor has pledged $5 million to establish the Dean’s Chair in Engineering at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced at the school’s annual distinguished alumni celebration dinner April 14.

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School of Engineering recognizes students in athletics, Army and Navy ROTC

Mar. 1, 2016—For a third year, Dean Philippe Fauchet honored engineering student-athletes and Army and Navy ROTC students with a special dinner at the University Club, where they heard from alumni Perry Wallace and Sandra Cochran.

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Vanderbilt hosts 109th General Assembly at Jan. 19 reception

Jan. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt hosted a reception Jan. 19 to honor the members of the 109th General Assembly. State legislators, staff members and other state government officials mingled with Vanderbilt representatives during the event at the Tennessee State Museum.

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Robinson named associate dean of the School of Engineering

Jan. 11, 2016—William H. Robinson, a rising academic leader and diversity advocate, has been named an associate dean of the School of Engineering. He will work with Dean Philippe Fauchet to provide leadership in advancing the school’s inclusive, diverse and equitable academic culture.

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Virtual Vanderbilt Engineering and Science Building rises from your cellphone

Jan. 26, 2015—Download the interactive, high-tech rendering that shows the building’s exterior and design in 360-degree detail.

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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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