ISIS wins prestigious award at SenSys 2014

A decade old paper of a group of ISIS researchers has received a prestigious award at the 12th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensing Systems (SenSys 14) in Memphis last week. The Test of Time award was established by the SenSys Steering Committee to recognize papers that are at least 10 years old and have had a long lasting impact on the field.

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.

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.

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

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

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.