Recent Submissions

  • Piezoelectric and Magnetoelectric Thick Films for Fabricating Power Sources in Wireless Sensor Nodes 

    Priya, Shashank; Ryu, Jungho; Park, Chee-Sung; Oliver, Josiah; Choi, Jong-Jin; Park, Dong-Soo (MDPI, 2009-08-17)
    In this manuscript, we review the progress made in the synthesis of thick film-based piezoelectric and magnetoelectric structures for harvesting energy from mechanical vibrations and magnetic field. Piezoelectric compositions ...
  • Anisotropic self-biased dual-phase low frequency magneto-mechano-electric energy harvesters with giant power densities 

    Patil, Deepak Rajaram; Zhou, Yuan; Kang, Ju-Eun; Sharpes, Nathan; Jeong, Dae-Young; Kim, Yang-Do; Kim, Kee Hoon; Priya, Shashank; Ryu, Jungho (AIP Publishing, 2014-04-02)
    We report the physical behavior of self-biased multi-functional magneto-mechanoelectric (MME) laminates simultaneously excited by magnetic and/or mechanical vibrations. The MME laminates composed of Ni and single crystal ...
  • Reading Self-Perceived Ability, Enjoyment and Achievement: A Genetically Informative Study of Their Reciprocal Links Over Time 

    Malanchini, Margherita; Wang, Zhe; Voronin, Ivan; Schenker, Victoria J.; Plomin, Robert; Petrill, Stephen A.; Kovas, Yulia (2017-04)
    Extant literature has established a consistent association between aspects of reading motivation, such as enjoyment and self-perceived ability, and reading achievement, in that more motivated readers are generally more ...
  • Professional Caregivers: What You Can Do to Prevent Falls in Older Adults 

    Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
    Falling is a major public health concern for older adults. One in 3 adults aged 65+ and 1 in 2 adults aged 80+ fall each year, often suffering major changes to health and quality of life. Unintentional falls and traumatic ...
  • Overview: Risk of Falling and Older Adults 

    Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
    Falls are a major public health concern for older adults. Annually, 1 out of 3 Americans aged 65+ experiences a fall. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of hospitalization ...
  • Fall Prevention in Late Life 

    Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
    Falling is a major public health concern for older adults. One in 3 adults aged 65+ and 1 in 2 adults aged 80+ fall each year, often suffering major changes to health and quality of life. Unintentional falls and traumatic ...
  • Fear of Falling and Older Adults: Finding Balance 

    Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
    Falls are a major public health concern for older adults. Annually, 1 out of every 3 Americans aged 65+ experiences a fall. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of ...
  • ARIES Research Summary 

    Jong, Edmund C.; Boardman, Gregory D.; Karmis, Michael E. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, 2019-01-03)
    In the mid-2000s, concerns were raised about the impact of Appalachian coal mining and especially mountaintop mining. These concerns were prompted by various research studies that alleged a direct link between coal mining ...
  • ARIES Executive Summary 

    Jong, Edmund C.; Boardman, Gregory D.; Karmis, Michael E. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, 2019-07-30)
    The following document contains an executive summary of key findings from the Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science (ARIES). Further details for these findings may be found in the referenced peer-reviewed ...
  • 9th Hellbender Symposium 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Global Change Center, 2019-06)
    The Hellbender Symposium is a biennial event where ​hellbender researchers from all over the United States and other parts of the world meet to present and discuss their research.
  • Synthesis, characterization, and luminescent properties of two new Zr(IV) metal-organic frameworks based on anthracene derivatives 

    Rowe, Jennifer M.; Soderstrom, Erin M.; Zhu, Jie; Usov, Pavel M.; Morris, Amanda (2018-09)
    Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are crystalline materials constructed from metal ions or clusters, connected by multidentate organic ligands. Herein, we describe the synthesis and photophysical properties of two Zr-based, ...
  • 2019 SAIC National Security Education Program Colloquium 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Hume Center., 2019-04-16)
    The annual National Security Education Program Colloquium is the highlight of our educational programs. It allows students from across the university to interact with leaders from the intelligence and national security ...
  • Continuous flow synthesis of a pharmaceutical intermediate: a computational fluid dynamics approach 

    Armstrong, Cameron T.; Pritchard, Cailean Q.; Cook, Daniel W.; Ibrahim, Mariam; Desai, Bimbisar K.; Whitham, Patrick J.; Marquardt, Brian J.; Chen, Yizheng; Zoueu, Jeremie T.; Bortner, Michael J.; Roper, Thomas D. (2019-03-01)
    Continuous flow chemistry has the potential to greatly improve efficiency in the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs); however, the optimization of these processes can be complicated by a large number of ...
  • Control of Stratification in Drying Particle Suspensions via Temperature Gradients 

    Tang, Yanfei; Grest, Gary S.; Cheng, Shengfeng (2019-03-26)
    A potential strategy for controlling stratification in a drying suspension of bidisperse particles is studied using molecular dynamics simulations. When the suspension is maintained at a constant temperature during fast ...
  • First Conference on Community Resiliency 2010 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Global Forums on Urban and Regional Resilience., 2010-10)
    An agenda for the conference held on October 25-26, 2010, at Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The purpose of this conference was to engage both academics and practitioners on key issues related to resiliency.
  • Ultra-high performance wearable thermoelectric coolers with less materials 

    Kishore, Ravi Anant; Nozariasbmarz, Amin; Poudel, Bed; Sanghadasa, Mohan; Priya, Shashank (Springer Nature, 2019-04-16)
    Thermoelectric coolers are attracting significant attention for replacing age-old cooling and refrigeration devices. Localized cooling by wearable thermoelectric coolers will decrease the usage of traditional systems, ...
  • Linked within-host and between-host models and data for infectious diseases: a systematic review 

    Childs, Lauren M.; El Moustaid, Fadoua; Gajewski, Zachary; Kadelka, Sarah; Nikin-Beers, Ryan; Smith, John W., Jr.; Walker, Melody; Johnson, Leah R. (PeerJ, 2019-06-19)
    The observed dynamics of infectious diseases are driven by processes across multiple scales. Here we focus on two: within-host, that is, how an infection progresses inside a single individual (for instance viral and immune ...
  • A Preliminary Feasibility Study of a New Electricity Transmission Line From the Virginia Coalfield to the Virginia Power System 

    Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1992)
    Virginia House Joint Resolution No. 441 (February, 1991) directed the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (VCCER) to "study means available, prior to 1998, to 'wheel' ...
  • Assessment of Virginia Coalfield Region Capability to Support an Electric Power Generation Industry 

    Zipper, Carl E.; Henritze, Thomas K.; Randolph, John (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1994-01)
    This paper describes the results of research conducted to assess the capacity of the Virginia coalfields to support electric power generation facilities. The research also addressed potential economic impacts of power ...
  • An Examination of Policies to Promote Greater Use of Wood Processing Industry Wastes for Fuel in State Facilities 

    Zipper, Carl E.; Muench, John (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1993)
    The 1992 House Joint Resolution 69 directed the Virginia Coal and Energy Commission, with the assistance of the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (VCCER) and the Brooks Forest Products Center (BFPC), to "examine ...

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