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Dr. Alice Leach Receives Grant from VentureWell

Feb. 25, 2021—We’re proud to announce that Dr. Alice Leach recently received a VentureWell Faculty Grant in recognition of their commitment to inclusive support of students who are creating innovations for positive social and environmental impact! This funding will support a new course providing entrepreneurial students with conceptual and experiential learning opportunities in developing and creating nanotechnology...

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We’re Hiring: Cleanroom Staff Engineer II

Jan. 15, 2021—The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) has an opening for a Staff Engineer II. This position will provide support for research and coursework in the VINSE cleanroom. The Staff Engineer will play a critical role in VINSE’s efforts to support research across a broad range of technical disciplines and interests, to advance...

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VINSE Partner and TSU Researcher Dr. Frances Williams named among ‘1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America’

Jan. 7, 2021—NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Two Tennessee State University researchers have been named among the “1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America” by Cell Mentor. Dr. Frances Williams Dr. Frances Williams, associate vice president of Research and Sponsored Programs and professor of electrical engineering; and Dr. Quincy Quick, associate professor of biology, were cited by Community of...

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NanoDay Virtual Poster Session

Oct. 8, 2020—2020 NanoDay! Virtual Poster Session will be held Friday, October 23, 3PM-5PM CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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VINSE recognizes faculty accomplishments in annual fall faculty celebration

Oct. 4, 2020—Please congratulate the following members of the VINSE faculty on recent accomplishments and promotions. FFC 2020 program. FACULTY PROMOTIONS We celebrate the recent promotions of the following faculty: Endowed Chairs Craig L. Duvall named Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair Joshua D. Caldwell named Flowers Family Chancellor Faculty Fellow in Engineering Kelsey B. Hatzell named Flowers Family Dean’s...

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Piran Kidambi wins Projects in Green Energy Technology fellowship from the Electrochemical Society and Toyota Motors

Jul. 1, 2020—The Electrochemical Society and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. Announce 2020-2021 Fellowship Winners for Projects in Green Energy Technology Pennington, NJ – Prof. Dr. Shoji Hall, Prof. Dr. Piran Ravichandran Kidambi, and Dr. Haegyeom Kim have been awarded the 2020-2021 ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowships. This is the sixth year that the...

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VINSE researchers developed a promising treatment for breast cancer metastasis

Jun. 16, 2020—June 12, 2020 – With a surprisingly simple approach in which cancer cells are first grown, ruptured and converted into nanoparticles, and then used as a vaccine, Vanderbilt University researchers say they have developed what appears to be a promising treatment for breast cancer metastasis. Metastasis is the last stage of cancer, responsible for about 90...

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Caldwell & Hatzell are inaugural Flowers Family Faculty Fellows in Engineering

Apr. 29, 2020—Mechanical engineering professors Joshua Caldwell and Kelsey Hatzell are inaugural recipients of Flowers Family faculty awards. Caldwell is the Flowers Family Chancellor Faculty Fellow in Engineering. Hatzell is the Flowers Family Dean’s Faculty Fellow in Engineering. The awards target professors who have shown a strong evidence of scientific accomplishment early in their careers and are...

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VINSE deputy director featured in Nature Photonics

Apr. 29, 2020—A research team of Vanderbilt engineers that includes a scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has demonstrated a new ultrathin filter, based on metamaterials, that allows for analog optical image processing. Their work, Flat Optics for Image Differentiation, appears today in the scientific journal, Nature Photonics. While digital image processing has become the prevailing technique in a...

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Ask a VINSE Expert

Apr. 23, 2020—While VINSE facilities are currently closed for in-person access, we want to continue to engage our users with free consultation and access to our technical staff to help resolve any problems, questions or discuss new ideas for your research. Click here to Ask a VINSE Expert  

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