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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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Consortium of universities to provide services to National Energy Technology Laboratory
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-12-01)
Three industry-led teams that include Virginia Tech and four other major research universities have been awarded contracts to provide a range of research and engineering services to the National Energy Technology Laboratory ...
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 ...
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 ...