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Jack Lesko named special assistant for energy initiatives
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-08-01)
John J. "Jack" Lesko, professor of engineering science and mechanics in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been named special assistant to the vice president for research for energy initiatives.
General Motors, Virginia Tech partner to advance brain/machine interface
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-12-27)
General Motors (GM) and Virginia Tech launched a new joint laboratory to study neuroinformatics, a scientific field that studies and measures brain activity and could ultimately translate into improvements in how humans ...
Novel sugar-to-hydrogen technology promises transportation fuel independence
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-05-23)
The hydrogen economy is not a futuristic concept. The U.S. Department of Energy's 2006 Advance Energy Initiative calls for competitive ethanol from plant sources by 2012 and a good selection of hydrogen-powered fuel cell ...
Air Force funded researcher engineers enzymes to advance the hydrogen economy
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-11-02)
Y. H. Percival Zhang, assistant professor of biological systems engineering at Virginia Tech, has received an Air Force Young Investigator award to advance development of an onboard process to convert a cellulosic material ...
Robert Walters named vice president for research
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-06-05)
Robert Walters, interim associate vice president of research at Virginia Tech, has been named vice president for research effective immediately for a three-year period, announced Mark McNamee, university provost and vice ...
Smart thin film membranes adopt properties of guest molecules
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-03-29)
Virginia Tech researchers announced last year that they had created a nanostructured membrane that incorporates DNA base pairs in order to impart molecular recognition and binding ability to the synthetic material. This ...