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Spring 2011 Vanderbilt Engineering

Posted by on Monday, April 18, 2011 in Spring 2011, Staff.

Volume 52, Number 1, spring 2011

  • Editor – Nancy Wise
  • Designer – Christopher Collins
  • Assistant Art Director – Michael Smeltzer
  • Art Director – Donna Pritchett
  • Contributors – Joanne L. Beckham (BA’62), Brenda Ellis, Mardy Fones, Becky Green, Steve Hays (BE’73), Gerry Hull (BE’64), Peter Jaffe (MS’80, PhD’81), Jennifer Johnston, Sandy Smith, Susan Starcher, Cindy Thomsen, Bob Waters (MS’92, PhD’93)
  • Photography – Daniel Dubois, Joe Howell, Steve Green, John Russell, Susan Urmy
  • Web Edition Design and Development – Jeff Kirkwood, Devin McWhorter


  • 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 Finance and Administration – Janiece Harrison
  • Associate Dean – Cynthia Paschal
  • Director of Engineering Communications – Christopher J. Rowe
  • Senior Information Officer – Brenda Ellis

Reach the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering by phone at (615) 322-2762. Contact Engineering Development and Alumni Relations at PMB 401531, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240-1531 or (615) 322-4934.

Visit the School of Engineering on the web at and Vanderbilt’s alumni publications at

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. Phone: (615) 322-4624.

Send changes of address to the editor at: PMB 407703, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240-7703.

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. ©2011 Vanderbilt University