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VINSE Tech Crew Member Kate Johnson One of the Top Prize Winners at the AIChE Annual Meeting

AIChE 2019: Students Kevin Ifiora, Avi Gargye, Kane Jennings, chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Ben Nguyen, Pedro Seber, James Dohm and Katie Johnson. Four chemical engineering students won top prizes in the 2019 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition Nov. 10, 2019, at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Two…

Posted by on December 4, 2019 in News


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Three VINSE Faculty Elected AAAS Fellows for 2019

Eight Vanderbilt University faculty members have been named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. “I am enormously proud of the eight faculty members who earned this inspiring accomplishment, and I’m delighted…

Posted by on December 4, 2019 in News,


Professors Peter Cummings and Clare McCabe in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the MUMS Lab. (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

Clare McCabe Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Clare McCabe, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). She was recognized today at the 2019 AIChE annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. Fellow is the highest grade of membership awarded by the AICHE and is achieved only through election by the organization’s Board of Directors. McCabe…

Posted by on November 21, 2019 in News,


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Peter Cummings is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK

Peter T. Cummings, John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering and the School of Engineering’s associate dean for research, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. The designation FRSC is given to an elected Fellow who has made outstanding contributions to chemistry. Cummings is a globally recognized expert in molecular modeling and…

Posted by on November 21, 2019 in News,


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Collaboration with VINSE faculty member Sok Pantelides featured in Nature Materials

Discovery in ferroelectric material reveals unique property, promising application potential A discovery from a team of physicists and other researchers is breaking new ground in the study of ferroelectricity, a characteristic of certain dielectric materials that are used in high-technology applications. The findings appear today in the journal Nature Materials. Led in physics theory by Sokrates Pantelides, University…

Posted by on November 20, 2019 in News


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VINSE Deputy Director Jason Valentine named Vanderbilt faculty liaison with ORNL

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaboration with Vanderbilt University will grow stronger through a new faculty liaison—a School of Engineering professor—and enhanced management of travel assistance awards. Jason Valentine, associate professor of mechanical and electrical engineering, is the new faculty liaison and will carry on the collaborations established by Carlos Lopez, assistant professor of biochemistry and biomedical informatics….

Posted by on November 20, 2019 in News


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Clare McCabe elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Clare McCabe, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). She was recognized today at the 2019 AIChE annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. Fellow is the highest grade of membership awarded by the AICHE and is achieved only through election by the organization’s Board of Directors. McCabe…

Posted by on November 15, 2019 in News


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On-the-move cancer cells prefer a “comfort cruise,” follow predictable paths of least resistance

New research from a group of Vanderbilt biomedical engineers reveals that while cancer cells move quickly in metastasis, they’re rather lazy in which paths they choose. According to the researchers, migrating cancer cells decide which path in the body to travel based on how much energy it takes, opting to move through wider, easier to…

Posted by on October 23, 2019 in News,


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2019 VINSE Fall Faculty Celebration

VINSE Director Sharon Weiss led the annual VINSE Fall Faculty Celebration yesterday afternoon, honoring our faculty’s highest achievements of the year. Sandra Rosenthal received this year’s Distinguished Service Award, for her leadership and dedication to advancing the missions of VINSE.  Sandy served as VINSE Director for 12 years, stepping down in June. During Rosenthal’s tenure…

Posted by on October 15, 2019 in News


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VINSE Fall 2019 Newsletter

VINSE is pleased to announce the launch of a new newsletter — You will find the following topics covered in this edition: VINSE pilot funding Acknowledgement text for publications that include work in VINSE facilities Facility tour policy VINSE conference room available for booking New and updated capabilities in core facilities Personnel and committee updates…

Posted by on October 11, 2019 in News


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