Fall 2009 Vanderbilt Engineering
Volume 50, Number 2, Fall 2009
Editor, Nancy Wise
Designer, Chris Collins
Assistant Art Director, Michael Smeltzer
Art Director, Donna Pritchett
Contributors, Joanne L. Beckham, BA’62, Brenda Ellis, Mardy Fones, Jennifer Johnston, Lydia Park, Fiona Soltes, Susan Starcher, DeWitt Thompson V, BS’95, Jennifer Zehnder
Photography, Neil Brake, Daniel Dubois, Steve Green, Jenny Mandeville, John Russell
Web Edition Design and Development, Lacy Tite
Dean, Kenneth F. Galloway
Senior Associate Dean, K. Arthur Overholser
Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations, David M. Bass
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, George E. Cook
Associate Dean for Outreach, Stacy S. Klein
Information Officer, Brenda Ellis
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Vanderbilt Engineering, the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering magazine, is published twice yearly in cooperation with the Office of Development and Alumni Relations Communications for alumni, parents of current students, faculty, and other friends of the School of Engineering. Editorial offices are located in the Loews Vanderbilt Office Complex, 2100 West End Ave., Suite 820, Nashville, TN 37203.
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