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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.

Course taught by ISIS faculty featured in MathWorks newsletter

A recent issue of the newsletter of MathWorks, the makers of MATLAB and Simulink, featured an article about CS 103: Introductory Programming for Engineers and Scientists. CS 103 is a popular course inside and outside of the School of Engineering because it uses MATLAB to introduce students to computer programming.

Make With Moto comes to Vanderbilt!

Motorola has hit the road this summer on a 5 month tour which includes 12 universities across the country.  During this event, Motorola provides student teams with unlocked hardware/software versions of their latest smartphones for the students to use to create their own device.  The results are nothing short of fascinating!  The Make With Moto van, Sticky, was in Nashville at Vanderbilt University on August 2, 3, and 4.  The event was hosted by ISIS and held on the campus of Vanderbilt University.  Please see the links below to watch the wrap up of what t

National Science Foundation Announces Projects to Expand the Frontiers of Cyber-Physical Systems

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced two grants totaling $13 million to support multi-university projects in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). These projects are key components of NSF's CPS technologies portfolio, for which investments exceeded $150 million during the last four years.