Vanderbilt microscopist receives Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant to expand access to imaging technologies
Dec. 2, 2020—Bryan Millis, research assistant professor of cell and developmental biology and biomedical engineering, has been awarded a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Imaging Scientists program. The proceeds will go toward building an immersive virtual education platform to expand instruction and accessibility of high-end microscopy techniques within and beyond the Vanderbilt research community.
Nov. 20, 2020—Vanderbilt University Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Otolaryngology Nabil Simaan has been named a top voice in health care robotics by technology discovery platform InsightMonk and market intelligence firm BIS Research.
Vanderbilt environmental engineers appointed to National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board executive and climate change adaption committees
Nov. 9, 2020—Mark Abkowitz and Craig Philip will assume influential positions on the Transportation Research Board, bringing expertise and forward-looking vision to community and infrastructure resiliency planning.
Oct. 1, 2020—Shihong Lin, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has won the most prestigious mid-career award in his field, underscoring his leadership in water separation research and innovation.
Sep. 14, 2020—By popular demand, computer science engineers develop additional open online courses on Coursera, sharing Vanderbilt-caliber education with people around the world.
MoveVU travels on with $8.4 million from Tennessee Department of Transportation and Vanderbilt University
Aug. 4, 2020—Based on the success of the MoveVU sustainable transportation program launched in 2018, Vanderbilt University has received an additional $8.4 million, funded equally by the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program and the university, to scale up its activities.
Mar. 6, 2014—A new program dedicated to fostering meaningful relationships between Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering students and university alumni through academic, professional and personal life experiences is paying dividends for one such pairing. Launched last fall, the VUSE Alumni Mentor Program is a reimagined mentorship structure requiring a yearlong commitment and regular one-on-one communication. Cardiologist Andre Churchwell, senior associate...
Apr. 19, 2011—Vanderbilt Aerospace Club is flying high after a NASA competition win.