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ICTAS poised to respond to nation's greatest challenges
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-10-11)
Natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina, can dramatically alter the course of scientific research conducted in the United States. Being able to respond quickly to these new research questions is the purpose of ...
Robot designed by students successful at international competition
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-10-03)
"DARwIn", a bipedal walking humanoid robot designed by a team of mechanical engineering (ME) students, captured the full attention of the judges at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Design ...
College Of Engineering Research Funding Exceeds $100 Million For The First Time
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-01-03)
Right on track with Virginia Tech's goal to be among the top 30 research institutions in the nation, the grand total of research dollars spent this year in the College of Engineering graduate program reached over $100 ...
Engineering graduate student Tiffany Adams honored by Oregon State University
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-03-31)
Tiffany Adams, a Ph.D. candidate in Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been named to Oregon State University's Council of Early Career ...
NSF Awards Virginia Tech $1.07 Million For Underground Research
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-09-22)
With increasing world population, demand for underground construction is expected to accelerate in the future. An interdisciplinary group of researchers at Virginia Tech received a National Science Foundation (NSF) research ...
SMC Concrete funds new undergraduate scholarship in College of Engineering
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-01-24)
Chris Houpos of Suffolk, Va., a junior majoring in civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, is the recipient of the university's first SMC Concrete Scholarship. The scholarship ...
Graduate and research team develops new method for making optical fibers
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-09-20)
Nitin Goel, a graduate of the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, along with a team of researchers, has discovered a new way to make optical fibers with compound glass cores. Called"core-suction," the method is ideal ...
VT-ENGAGE, Center for Student Engagement and Community Partnerships plan Martin Luther King Jr. Day childcare service project
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-01-16)
Virginia Tech's VT-ENGAGE and the Center for Student Engagement and Community Partnerships (CSECP) have received a $1,000 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service that will help with a childcare facelift ...
Bevlee Watford accepts one-year post with NSF
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-07-18)
Bevlee Watford, associate dean for academic affairs for Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, has accepted a temporary assignment for one year at the National Science Foundation (NSF) beginning in August.
Extreme Safety Corps kept a watchful eye on ABC's new home for the Smith family
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-02-01)
Virginia Tech played a vital behind-the-scenes role making sure ABC's"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" construction in Blacksburg, Va., was as safe as it was fast.