School of Engineering
Mar. 23, 2015—The growing field of biophotonics explores the interaction of biological systems and light, with the aim of finding ways to use light in medical breakthroughs. Funding in biophotonics research at Vanderbilt totals nearly $25 million.
Mar. 23, 2015— Minardi, BE’12, is co-founder and software engineering lead for Voxel8, developer of a custom-electronics-producing 3-D printer that is a darling of tech media.
Mar. 11, 2015—Jonn Kim, founder and CEO of Geeks and Nerds Corporation in Huntsville, Alabama, will deliver the School of Engineering’s spring 2015 Chambers Family Entrepreneurial Lecture March 16.
Mar. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt's School of Nursing and Peabody College of education and human development fared well in this year's "U.S. News & World Report" rankings.
Jan. 5, 2015—Meg Bryson Pirkle, BE’89, is the first female chief engineer for Georgia’s transportation department. In the following Q&A, she explains her role in implementing a task force’s recommendations after the January 2014 Atlanta “Snowpocalypse,” her time at Vanderbilt, and being a woman in a male-dominated profession.
Nov. 11, 2014—Venture capitalist and Jumpstart Foundry CEO Vic Gatto delivers the inaugural lecture — “Entrepreneurs: Heroes of our Generation” — in the School of Engineering’s newly created Chambers Family Entrepreneurial Lectureship, endowed by Jason Chambers, engineering alumnus and member of the school’s Board of Visitors.
Oct. 28, 2014—A team of biomedical engineers has developed a new "tumor-in-a-dish" technology that promises to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy.
Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.
Oct. 24, 2014—Watch video of Air Force general, astronaut Kevin P. Chilton speak about “Problem Solving at 17,500 MPH” on October 24, 2014. To read a Q&A with Chilton, click here.
Oct. 3, 2014—Two notable educators – Jim Conwell and Jay Walsh – will join the School of Engineering’s Board of Visitors at its fall meeting on campus Friday, Oct. 10.