Fall 2011

Fall 2011Impact

It Took a Team

The teamwork engineers are known for was key to helping Vanderbilt—and the School of Engineering—successfully raise more than $1.75 billion in the historic Shape the Future campaign.

Fall 2011In the Field

Lessons Learned

As a student, Cam Chalmers, BS’98, created an online study tool that he tried to turn in as an engineering class project. The instructor rejected it. So Chalmers turned it into a multi-million dollar company.

Fall 2011Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

James H. Clarke has been elected to the executive committee of the American Nuclear Society’s Decommissioning, Decontamination and Reutilization Division. … Dean and Professor of Electrical Engineering Kenneth F. Galloway has been named to the Academy of Fellows of the American Society for Engineering Education. …

A Look BackFall 2011

Engineering’s True Cornerstone

Although the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering was established in 1886, this cornerstone marked construction for the school’s first building, the Mechanical Engineering building …

Fall 2011Unforgettable

Unforgettable – K. Arthur Overholser

In retrospect, I realize that the transport phenomena class I took from Dr. Overholser in my junior year truly rekindled my interest in chemical engineering. …