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Virginia Tech, UNC create digital library curriculum
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-01-20)
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year grant of over half a million dollars to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Virginia Tech to develop a digital library curriculum.
System X advances computational science and engineering
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-11-15)
Total allocated time on System X, Virginia Tech's 1100 node Apple/Infiniband cluster, has crossed the 15,000,000 CPU-hour mark. Cal Ribbens, chair of the System X allocation committee and associate professor in the Department ...
Researcher says Swedish method of human cartilage repair shows good durability
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-03-29)
As the population ages, arthritis will become more prevalent. It will be helpful to know more about the causes and treatments of cartilage wear. Michael Furey, professor emeritus of mechanical and biomedical engineering ...
Materials researchers selected to improve military armor
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-05-30)
Virginia Tech has been selected by the Army Research Laboratory to establish a Materials Center of Excellence. The center will develop polymer-based materials to protect personnel and equipment against weapons attack. The ...
Powe Award supports research to reduce vehicle emissions, create biofuel
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-05-03)
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) has selected Virginia Tech researchers who are working on automotive energy and environmental issues as two of only 25 recipients to receive the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement ...
Researchers say polymer composite provides better fire protection than steel for shipboard use
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-03-26)
The U.S. Navy needs lighter materials so ships will go further faster. One way to do that is to use new composite materials. But how will these materials respond to fire-one of the most critical safety concerns on a ship? ...
New software predicts results for contamination cleanup strategies
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-10-23)
A software package developed at Virginia Tech, to predict results and timelines for cleaning up ground-water contamination, has proved itself at eight Department of Defense sites and is being offered free to environmental ...
Students earn fellowships for environmental research
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-06-05)
Six Virginia Tech graduate students interested in environmental stewardship have each been awarded $5,000 WPI Fellowships for their thesis or dissertation research. The students' research addresses such issues as safe ...