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Pizza Lectures to begin at ISIS

Pizza lectures are to be held again at ISIS beginning Friday, August 22nd at 12:00 pm in the Gray conference room on the 1st floor.  The first presentation will be done by Subhav Pradhan.  "Establishing Secure Interactions Across Distributed Applications in Satellite Clusters"  Attendance is by RSVP only.  Please click the following link to confirm your attendance at this lecture.  http://www.isis.vanderbilt.edu/event/2014/08/22/day

2014 ISIS Summer Intern Presentation Video

The YouTube video of the Presentations of the 2014 ISIS Summer Interns is now available for viewing.  Click the link below to watch.

YouTube video of presentation

ISIS Interns in the News!

The ISIS Summer Intern program did exciting things this year. Below is a link to a story which appeared in the Tennessean on August 3rd about the ISIS Summer Intern program @ ISIS and the projects they were working on. 

ISIS in Chicago Tribune! "Digital Lab for Manufacturing requests research proposals"

Below is the story which appeared in the Chicago Tribune about the Digital Lab for Manufacturing. 

July 9, 2014

 

Larry Howard waited patiently at his booth for questions from the 200 people who attended a daylong workshop hosted by the Digital Lab for Manufacturing.

Metro students make bicycle models with high-tech tools

Thirteen Nashville public high school students are spending their summer mornings on the Vanderbilt campus building bicycle models using software tools developed to revolutionize the manufacturing of military vehicles.

Two Vanderbilt projects showcased at SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO

ISIS team participated in the Smart America Challenge in Washington, DC.  Below is a link to the news story on the Research page at VU.  http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/06/smartamerica-challenge-expo/

Also, please take special note of the demo video explaining "Smart Roads". 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aWI3WK2STJc

Wired magazine article quotes Peter Volgyesi. "Inside the New Arms Race to Control Bandwidth on the Battlefield "

Wired magazine has just published a fascinating article about the challenges the US military is facing when it comes to the radio spectrum. The article quotes Peter Volgyesi who led the ISIS team winning the first round of DARPA's Spectrum Challenge. The second, final round is coming up in a couple of weeks!

Story on Fox News on ISIS-Researchers work to secure military smartphones

Researchers work to secure military smartphones
by Kris Osborn
Published February 12, 2014 Military.com

Soldiers in Afghanistan are experimenting with smartphones engineered to better protect operational datas designed by scientists at Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, or ISIS.

Story on Defense Tech website-Vanderbilt Works to Secure Military Smartphones

An article appeared on the Defense Tech website about work that ISIS researchers are doing on Secure Military Smartphones. 

Here is an excerpt from the story:

"Soldiers in Afghanistan are experimenting with smartphones engineered to better protect operational datas designed by scientists at Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, or ISIS.

The Next Generation of MOOCs and Their Impact on the Future of Teaching-Doug Schmidt

The current generation of MOOCs offered by Coursera, edX, and other providers has been perceived mostly as things, such as “digital textbooks” or “educational TV shows,” usually created as a series of videos and associated digital content by a single “star” instructor and broadcast to a grateful world.