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‘Knowledge on Demand’ topic of Engineering’s Schmidt Lecture Nov. 15

Nov. 8, 2017—David E. Wilson, who leads a global team at National Instruments responsible for defining and promoting the software technologies of the company's platform in education and industry, will deliver the School of Engineering’s annual Schmidt Family Educational Technologies Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

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Army Research Lab scientist discusses ‘intelligent things on the future battlefield’ Nov. 2

Nov. 1, 2017—Alexander Kott, chief of the Network Science Division of the Army Research Laboratory headquartered in Adelphi, Maryland, will speak beginning at 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Engineering and Science Building. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research in coordination with the School of Engineering.

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Journalists hear from chancellor, four Vanderbilt professors on big issues ahead

Oct. 30, 2017—The Poynter-run institute's sessions covered global trade, the Affordable Care Act, cybersecurity, climate change and hate groups.

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New faculty: Daniel Work, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering

Oct. 26, 2017—Daniel Work can’t think of a better place to research traffic issues than Nashville. He’s bringing his expertise on applying cyber-physical systems—the combination of physical systems with technological advances—to transportation to a city that adds roughly 85 new residents per day.

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New cleanroom will boost nanoscale research

Oct. 25, 2017—The VINSE Cleanroom in the Engineering and Science Building more than triples the space that researchers have used in the Stevenson Center since 2003.

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Fourth annual VandyHacks draws record number of schools, participants

Oct. 25, 2017—Buses unloaded students from Illinois, Indiana, Georgia and Florida outside the Engineering and Science Building for 36 hours of coding and creativity Oct. 20-22.

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VandyHacks IV: 36 hours to invent the next big thing

Oct. 19, 2017—Hundreds of students, from beginners to experts, will travel to Vanderbilt from across the country to invent software, apps and devices in less than a weekend.

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Making connections in autism research across VU and VUMC focus of Nov. 17 event

Oct. 17, 2017—"Surprising Connections in Autism and Innovation,” a day of presentations, poster sessions and cross-discipline conversations, will be held Friday, Nov. 17, at The Commons Center, rooms 237 and 235.

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New faculty: Marjan Rafat, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering

Oct. 16, 2017—The regimen is all too familiar for those battling breast cancer and for their loved ones: tough rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. The patient goes on to live a long, cancer-free life when that regimen works. Marjan Rafat studies when it doesn’t.

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Team developing imaging upgrade for robotic surgery

Oct. 12, 2017—Removing part of a kidney with minimally invasive robotic surgery rather than an entire kidney when operating for smaller tumors is often best for patients from a recovery and health standpoint, but many surgeons hesitate to do so because of the complexity of the robotic partial nephrectomy procedure.

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Building social values into the Internet of Things

Oct. 10, 2017—New project aims to build social norms, policies and values into the basic architecture of the Internet of Things.

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VINSE announces new facilities open house Oct. 24

Sep. 28, 2017—The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) announces an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Core Facilities Oct. 24.

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