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College of Engineering names Mike Quillen its Distinguished Alumnus
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-05-18)
The College of Engineering's Distinguished Alumnus for 2006 is Michael Jack Quillen, president and chief executive officer of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR) of Abingdon, Va., the Commonwealth's largest coal producer ...
Student Engineers' Council -- the group that keeps on giving
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-04-21)
The Student Engineers' Council (SEC) has been named the most philanthropic organization of its kind in the nation for the second time in five years.
College of Engineering to require Convertible Tablet PCs for freshmen
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-04-20)
Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, traditionally one of the ten largest colleges of engineering in the U.S., has announced it will require its entering freshmen to purchase Convertible Tablet PCs.
College of Engineering's Naren Ramakrishnan named Distinguished Scientist
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-11-16)
Naren Ramakrishnan, Virginia Tech professor of computer science, is one of 84 professionals worldwide to be recognized as a 2009 Distinguished Member by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
College of Engineering launches center for high-end computing systems
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-09-25)
Three years ago a group of computer scientists and high-performance computing experts at Virginia Tech made supercomputing history when they built System X, a 2200 processor Apple G5 cluster. System X debuted in November ...
Researchers examine problems of foul tastes when undergoing chemotherapy
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-09-26)
About two million cancer patients currently receiving certain drug therapies and chemotherapy will consume foods and beverages and find the taste to have a foul metallic flavor, according to a medical study. In general, ...
Engineering alumni make fifth $10,000 Ph.D. award
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-10-02)
A group of alumni, in conjunction with the College of Engineering, has awarded its fifth and final $10,000 prize to Virginia Tech's Department of Biological Systems Engineering for improving its Ph.D. program during the past year.
DeBell receives College of Engineering service award
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-10-13)
John DeBell of Catharpin, Va., is the 2006 recipient of Virginia Tech's College of Engineering Distinguished Service Award.
Environmental engineer works to eliminate odor in biosolids
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-12-19)
The county of Los Angeles may not like this distinction, but environmental engineer John Novak says the sludge from this area of California has the worst odor of any he has ever tested. A walk inside his laboratory, ...
Google's Eric Schmidt makes a lasting gift to Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-11-10)
Eric E. Schmidt , a self-made billionaire who did not graduate from Virginia Tech, has announced his gift of $2 million to the College of Engineering.