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Design Day features bulletproof vest that calls for backup, bridge for Hondurans in need

Apr. 28, 2017—A bulletproof vest that calls for backup when injured officers can’t emerged as one of the School of Engineering’s annual Design Day’s most fascinating offerings, holding promise to move from undergraduate project to life-saving purchase.

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Vanderbilt joins 40 academic partners to create, deploy robotic technology in critical manufacturing sectors

Apr. 25, 2017—The Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Innovation Hub will promote robotics in small and medium enterprises and in critical manufacturing sectors like aerospace, automotive, electronics and textiles.

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Design Day features bulletproof vest that calls for backup when officers can’t

Apr. 17, 2017—The event features 70 projects and gives teams of young engineers practice explaining their complicated work to a broad audience.

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Metro students make bicycle models with high-tech tools

Jun. 18, 2014—Thirteen Nashville public high school students are spending their summer mornings on the Vanderbilt campus building bicycle models using software tools developed to revolutionize the manufacturing of military vehicles.

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Vanderbilt student team competes in amphibious vehicle race

Jan. 31, 2013—A team of engineering undergraduates designed and built a one-fifth-scale model of an amphibious vehicle that competed successfully in a national competition sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency held in mid-January.

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ISIS plays key role in efforts to revolutionize military manufacturing

Jan. 18, 2013—This week the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) released a set of engineering software tools designed to revolutionize the process of designing and manufacturing military vehicles. Software engineers at Vanderbilt's Institute for Software Integrated Systems are playing a key role in the effort.

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Undergrads virtually manipulate model car for fast design changes

Oct. 5, 2012—The goal of the Adaptive Vehicle Make program is to develop software to test vehicle designs before they are built.

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