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Visioning Initiative: Inventing the Future of Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech, 2015-08)
The year 2047 will be the 175th anniversary of Virginia Tech. In order for the university to be well positioned to meet the needs of the communities it serves at this monumental point in time, Virginia Tech is preparing ...
Funding Models and Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech, 2015-10)
As Virginia Tech moves towards becoming an internationally recognized, global land- grant institution, considering current and identifying new funding sources will be critical in its endeavor... This paper seeks to examine ...
Considering Student Population Trends for Virginia Tech's Future
(Virginia Tech, 2015-10)
As Virginia Tech looks towards its 175th anniversary, questions regarding what kind of student body it intends to serve must be answered. At present, the university is serving an almost-exclusively “traditional” student ...
Survey of green building water systems reveals elevated water age and water quality concerns
(The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-11-05)
Widespread adoption of innovative water conservation strategies has potential unintended consequences for aesthetics and public health. A cross-section of green buildings were surveyed and compared to typical conventional ...
Enhanced disinfection by-product formation due to nanoparticles in wastewater treatment plant effluents
(The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-07-13)
Nanoparticles (NPs) are increasingly being incorporated into consumer products and are being used for industrial applications in ways that will lead to their environmental dissemination via wastewater treatment plants ...
Predicting the resilience and recovery of aquatic systems: A framework for model evolution within environmental observatories
(American Geophysical Union, 2015-09-02)
Maintaining the health of aquatic systems is an essential component of sustainable catchment management, however, degradation of water quality and aquatic habitat continues to challenge scientists and policy-makers. To ...
Healthcare data analytics
(Chapman And Hall/Crc, 2015)
Spatiotemporal Variation and the Role of Wildlife in Seasonal Water Quality Declines in the Chobe River, Botswana
Sustainable management of dryland river systems is often complicated by extreme variability of precipitation in time and space, especially across large catchment areas. Understanding regional water quality changes in ...
Targeted cellular ablation based on the morphology of malignant cells
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2015-11-24)
Treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is especially challenging due to a shortage of methods to preferentially target diffuse infiltrative cells, and therapy-resistant glioma stem cell populations. Here we report a ...
A Multi-Tier Wireless Spectrum Sharing System Leveraging Secure Spectrum Auctions
Secure spectrum auctions can revolutionize the spectrum utilization of cellular networks and satisfy the ever increasing demand for resources. In this paper, a multi-tier dynamic spectrum sharing system is studied for ...