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  • Comparisons of Design Thinking for Engineering Education 

    Coleman, Emma Elizabeth (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-16)
    Design thinking ability is vital for engineers who are tasked with solving society's toughest sustainable development challenges. Prior research identified that the percentage of design thinkers among freshmen engineering ...
  • Application of Steepest-Entropy-Ascent Quantum Thermodynamics to Solid-State Phenomena 

    Yamada, Ryo (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-16)
    Steepest-entropy-ascent quantum thermodynamics (SEAQT) is a mathematical and theoretical framework for intrinsic quantum thermodynamics (IQT), a unified theory of quantum mechanics and thermodynamics. In the theoretical ...
  • One Hundred Years of Agricultural Education at Virginia Tech 

    Vines, Karen A.; Hillison, John; Oliver, Dale; O'Meara, Delbert; Clouse, Jim; Crunkilton, John R.; Poole, Jay; Everhart, Carlton; Kirby, Barbara; Rush, Kirby; Smick-Attisano, Regina; Rudd, Rick; Mosely, Chaney; Priest, Kerry; Slabach, Rebekah (Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education in association with VT Publishing, 2018-11-16)
    In 2018 the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education (ALCE) celebrated one hundred years of agricultural education at Virginia Tech. The initial mission of the department, founded in 1918 as the ...
  • Assessing vulnerability and multi-hazard risk in the Nepal Himalaya 

    Aksha, Sanam Kumar (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-15)
    Communities around the world are encountering unprecedented rates of change due to population growth, land use change, development, and increased social vulnerability to natural hazards. Understanding how physical processes ...
  • Factors affecting the quality and function of the bovine periovulatory follicle 

    Harl, Audra Whitney (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-15)
    For many cattle operations, profitability depends on the success of reproductive management programs. Opportunities for improving fertility exist within the numerous challenges related to reproductive management. ...

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