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After Fukushima, Vanderbilt researchers study radiation’s effects on robots

Original article source Robots simulating radiation damage (left) and normal function (right). After the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster, investigators used robots to determine the extent of the damage and begin cleaning up. The question is how well robots can stand up to that sort of radiation and whether the humans using them can count on...... KEEP READING

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Collaboration Between Vanderbilt and Startup Femtometrix Leads to Exclusive Deal

Original Source Article An innovative wafer inspection tool developed by a team of Vanderbilt professors and engineers has been licensed exclusively to startup company Femtometrix. The semiconductor wafer-inspection technology based on laser optics was invented by Norman Tolk, Ph.D., professor of physics, Michael Alles, engineer for Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering, and Ron Schrimpf, Ph.D.,...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, June 28th, 2013 in Related News | Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off

Dean Galloway Receives Dual Honors at Celebration Dinner

Original Article Source Vanderbilt School of Engineering School Dean Kenneth F. Galloway was named Distinguished Professor of Engineering by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at a dinner celebrating his 16-year tenure as dean. The new title and an undergraduate engineering scholarship in his honor established by the Engineering Alumni Council and the school’s Committee of Visitors...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, June 4th, 2012 in Related News | Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off

Ken Galloway

Kenneth F. Galloway is a Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Vanderbilt University. An alumnus of Vanderbilt, he earned his doctorate from the University of South Carolina and went on to hold professional appointments at Indiana University, NAVSEA-Crane, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the University of Maryland, and the University of Arizona before returning to Vanderbilt...... KEEP READING

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The Radiation Effects Group (RER) at Vanderbilt University was established in 1987 and is the largest program of its kind in the U.S.  It is the only academic program actively involved in supporting the Department of Defense (DOD) in radiation effects for strategic applications, and one of a very few programs involved in microelectronics research...... KEEP READING

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The Institute for Space and Defense Electronics 1025 16th Avenue South Suite 200 Nashville, Tennessee 37212   The ISDE Offices are located in the heart of Nashville’s Music Row and are a short walk from Vanderbilt Campus.  The address is1025 16th Avenue South, Suite 200, Nashville, Tennessee, 37212.  Visitor parking is available on the parking...... KEEP READING

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The ISDE facilities in Nashville, Tennessee, offer the best of both worlds from an independent contractor and academic environment perspective.  The facility is located off of the Vanderbilt University campus and provides a professional office environment conducive to engineering and project management activities.  However, the Institute has full access to the University’s laboratories and meeting...... KEEP READING

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VU Space-Defense Institute Growing on Music Row

Original Source Article – Venture Nashville Connections VU Space-Defense Institute Growing on Music Row By: By Milt Capps Posted: Monday, July 6, 2009 8:22 am Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Space and Defense Electronics anticipates further growth after its impending relocation to Music Row. ISDE Director Ron Schrimpf, Ph.D. (at right), told VNC in a recent interview that...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, July 6th, 2009 in News | Tags: , , , Comments Off