School of Engineering Archives
Nov. 8, 2018—A $10 million gift from alumna Jennifer R. Frist, BS’93, and husband William R. “Billy” Frist will endow a new center focused on supporting and developing the neurodiverse talents of individuals with autism at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering.
Nov. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt alumni Matt Tant and Joe Christopher, who co-founded the health care technology staffing firm HCTech and would go on to launch Brentwood, Tennessee-based Relode, will deliver the School of Engineering’s Chambers Family Entrepreneurship Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 8.
Oct. 16, 2018—Bradley Malin, professor of biomedical informatics, biostatistics and computer science, is among 85 newly elected members of the National Academy of Medicine.
Sep. 21, 2018—Larry Dowdy, former chair of the Department of Computer Science who served as Vanderbilt Dean of Students from 1998 to 2001 and long supported the university's Alternative Spring Break program, died Sept. 11.
Sep. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Trilogy Education have launched the Vanderbilt Coding Boot Camp, an intensive web development program geared toward adult learners and working professionals in Nashville.
Sep. 18, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s pilot of the bike-sharing service ofo has won a Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Award from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
Sep. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt will open the Watson Room at the Wond’ry, and IBM Vice President Robert Sutor will give the School of Engineering’s John R. and Donna S. Hall Lecture, as part of a two-day celebration of IBM support at Vanderbilt Sept. 19–20.
Aug. 28, 2018—Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of the School of Engineering, has announced a new structure for his office with a number of colleagues taking on new roles and responsibilities.
Aug. 27, 2018—Students can now follow their VandyVans route and van in real time at the new shelter located at the Hank Ingram stop near The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.
Aug. 16, 2018—Twenty faculty members have been appointed to the new Limited Submission Opportunities Plus review committee to help bring innovative research to the attention of external sponsors.
Jul. 12, 2018—Research tech expert and computer scientist Douglas C. Schmidt was named associate provost for research development and technologies by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.