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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.
Smart brake light system would provide more information to drivers
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-03-26)
You are driving in heavy traffic. The brake lights on the car in front of you come on. Is the car slowing or is it going to stop? It slows to 25 mph and the lights go off. You drop back. The car in front of you stops ...
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 ...
Virginia Tech research funded by recovery act approaches $35 million
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-09-02)
<p>Virginia Tech faculty members have been awarded $28,689,393 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in fiscal year 2010 (ending June 30, 2010) to support 76 research projects. Awards since the act was passed in ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...