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As Virginia Tech sponsored research grew, total expenditures slowed
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-05-21)
Based on research expenditures of $232.6 million in 2002, Virginia Tech ranked 52nd out of 625 universities nationwide, according to the recently released National Science Foundation (NSF) survey.
Bird's eye views earth's magnetic lines
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-05-14)
Migratory birds, as well as many other animals, are able to sense the magnetic field of the earth, but how do they do it? "A fascinating possibility is that they may actually see the earth's magnetic lines as patterns of ...
Codes of conduct urged for student and teacher classroom behavior
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-03-05)
Oft heard in the halls of academe are complaints of students who come to class late and then don't pay attention. A new book from the "New Directions for Teaching and Learning" series contends that lapses in student behavior ...
Researchers Demonstrate Wireless Disaster Response System
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-06-18)
Members of the Center for Wireless Telecommunications (CWT) of Virginia Tech demonstrated their newly developed broadband communications system at the Digital Government Research Conference (DGO 2003) in Boston recently. ...
New textbook introduces students from many disciplines to the foundations, applications of nanotechnology
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-12-16)
Scientists and engineers worldwide are taking control of matter at its smallest scale, individual atoms, to create new materials and devices that are making electronics smaller and promise a future with highly efficient ...
NSF provides funding to develop new sensor network technology at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-10-20)
Researchers in Virginia Tech's Center for Center for Photonics Technology are on their way to solving a problem that is limiting the range and number of sensors used to safeguard civil and industrial infrastructure.
Mathematician wins international award
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-05-14)
Virginia Tech Professor John A. Burns will receive a prestigious mathematics prize in recognition of his "fundamental contributions in computational methods for, and applications in, the control, design, and optimization ...
Powe Award supports development of nanocomposites to monitor wind turbine blade structure
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-05-26)
Gary D. Seidel, assistant professor of aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award to support development of a carbon nanotube-enhanced ...
Life in Virginia is good, but Virginians worry about jobs
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-11-12)
Virginians report themselves happy with the quality of their lives in Virginia, according to the 12th annual Quality of Life (QOL) in Virginia Survey, conducted by the Virginia Tech Center for Survey Research (CSR). But ...
Two venture firms invest in university faculty member green information technology invention
(Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-12-05)
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties Inc. announces that Valhalla Partners and Virginia's Center for Innovative Technologies (CIT) GAP Funds have invested in MiserWare Inc., a Blacksburg, Va. software company based on ...