School of Engineering Archives
Jul. 27, 2017—On Aug. 1, the renewable energy pilot facility atop Nashville’s Love Circle—a joint venture between the Vanderbilt School of Engineering and Metro Water Services featuring a wind turbine and solar panels—will complete five years of continuous operation.
Jul. 21, 2017—A new energy harvesting system developed at Vanderbilt University can generate electrical current from the full range of human motions and is thin enough to embed in clothing.
Jun. 29, 2017—William Frances Flanagan, who taught at Vanderbilt University for more than 30 years and was renowned for his research on the causes of stress corrosion cracking in alloys and metals, died June 15 in Maryland. He was 90.
Jun. 21, 2017—A team of investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) wants to improve patient outcomes in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) settings by silencing audible medical alarms in hospital rooms.
May. 12, 2017—Thirty-two retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 12, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
May. 8, 2017—Twenty-nine projects have been selected to receive seed grants to support pilot research or developmental projects on equity, diversity and inclusion.
May. 4, 2017—The striking spiral staircase inside Vanderbilt University’s Engineering and Science Building was dedicated April 28 in honor of alumni and longtime university supporters Sue, BA’77, and G. Edmond “Ed” Clark, BE’76.
May. 3, 2017—Growing up outside Houston, senior Paloma Mendoza did not know a single engineer, though she knew she wanted to be one.
May. 2, 2017—One School of Engineering senior wants to learn how fathers in different cultures impact family dynamics, while another wonders if traditional cures are getting replaced by the spread of Western medicine and what that means for those cultures. To both, the exploration is personal.
May. 2, 2017—Supported by TIPs funding, Engineering's Akos Ledeczi is pursuing the development of NetsBlox, a computer programming platform that could make writing programs as intuitive as writing an email.