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Center Program Snapshot (April 2009)
(Virginia Tech. Center for Power Electronics Systems, 2009-04)
With the widespread use of power electronics technology, the United States would be able to cut electrical energy consumption by 33 percent. The energy savings, by today’s measure, is equivalent to the total output of 840 ...
#VTDITC Vol 8: Hip Hop & Liberation
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-15)
Join Dumi Right (DC), Omar Offendum (LA), Saba Taj (NC), and Dr. Brandy Faulkner (VT Department of Political Science) for a discussion of hip hop as a tool for liberation. Performances and an open cypher to follow. #VTDITC
CPES : Mini-Consortium Brochure
(Virginia Tech. Center for Power Electronics Systems, 2011-04)
The CPES mini-consortium model provides a unique mechanism for all participants in power electronics – including industry competitors – to pool efforts to address their common challenges and develop pre-competitive Advances. ...
2015 CPES Annual Report
(Virginia Tech. Center for Power Electronics Systems, 2015)
In its efforts to develop power processing systems to take electricity to the next step, CPES has developed research expertise encompassing five technology areas: (1) power conversion technologies and architectures; (2) ...
CESCA Newsletter : October 2012
(Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2012-10)
The projects carried out by CESCA Faculty and their students represent a valuable resource of intellectual property. CESCA has a model in place that helps industry to benefit from this knowhow and these results - CESCA's ...
Reimagining Human Capacity For Location-Aware Aural Pattern Recognition: A Case For Immersive Exocentric Sonification
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-06)
The following paper presents a cross-disciplinary snapshot of 21st century research in sonification and leverages the review to identify a new immersive exocentric approach to studying human capacity to perceive spatial ...
Robotic Motion Learning Framework to Promote Social Engagement
Imitation is a powerful component of communication between people, and it poses an important implication in improving the quality of interaction in the field of human–robot interaction (HRI). This paper discusses a novel ...
An Adaptive Actuation Mechanism for Anthropomorphic Robot Hands
This paper presents an adaptive actuation mechanism that can be employed for the development of anthropomorphic, dexterous robot hands. The tendon-driven actuation mechanism achieves both flexion/extension and adduction/abduction ...
Assessing Student Needs Through Discovery
Discovery Teams were created to boost the Library’s R&D effort. Annually, University Libraries at Virginia Tech will collectively explore a theme through hands-on experience. For Spring 2012 the topic was: The Learning ...
Sensory Chairs: A System for Biosignal Research and Performance
Music and sound have the power to provoke strong emotional and physical responses within us. Although concepts such as emotion can be hard to quantify in a scientific manner there has been significant research into how the ...