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    • 100163 - Materials Strategic Growth Area Research Workshop 

      Unknown author (VT Continuing and Professional Education, 2016)
      The Economical and Sustainable Materials Strategic Growth Area (Materials SGA) is committed to the development of cross-disciplinary teams that will tackle critical scientific materials challenges related to our pillars ...
    • An Update on Protein and Amino Acid Nutrition 

      Hanigan, Mark D.; White, Robin R.; Arriola Apelo, Sebastian I.; Aguilar, Michelle; Castro, Juan; Estes, Kari; Myers, Adelyn; Feng, Xin (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      Summary - AA are very, very important! - Representation of effects is complicated - Multiple AA - Energy - Hormones - Integrated response - Nyet on the barrel with broken staves - Can’t be done by guess and by golly - ...
    • Broadband/Wideband Magnetoelectric Response 

      Park, Chee-Sung; Priya, Shashank (Hindawi, 2012-04-08)
      A broadband/wideband magnetoelectric (ME) composite offers new opportunities for sensing wide ranges of both DC and AC magnetic fields. The broadband/wideband behavior is characterized by flat ME response over a given AC ...
    • Choosing the Right Liquid Feed for Your Calves 

      Yohe, Taylor (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      The primary messages of this presentation are that there are any good options for liquid diets to feed calves. One should stay away from unpasteurized waste milk! Pasteurized waste milk is a decent option, and it is, at ...
    • Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles: Financially Viable Option? 

      Soltani-Sobh, Ali; Heaslip, Kevin; Bosworth, Ryan; Barnes, Ryan (NAS, 2016)
      Natural gas vehicles are being developed because of increasing concerns about energy dependence, air quality and emissions, and, more recently, climate change. The major advantage of natural gas vehicles is their lower ...
    • Controlling Morphological Parameters of Anodized Titania Nanotubes for Optimized Solar Energy Applications 

      Haring, Andrew; Morris, Amanda; Hu, Michael (MDPI, 2012-10-19)
      Anodized TiO2 nanotubes have received much attention for their use in solar energy applications including water oxidation cells and hybrid solar cells [dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) and bulk heterojuntion solar cells ...
    • Cooperative electrochemical water oxidation by Zr nodes and Ni–porphyrin linkers of a PCN-224 MOF thin film 

      Usov, Pavel M.; Ahrenholtz, Spencer R.; Maza, William A.; Stratakes, Bethany; Epley, Charity C.; Kessinger, Matthew C.; Zhu, Jie; Morris, Amanda J. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-10-06)
      Here, we demonstrate a new strategy for cooperative catalysis and proton abstraction via the incorporation of independent species competent in the desired reactivity into a metal–organic framework (MOF) thin film. The ...
    • Cytotoxicity and Cellular Uptake of Cellulose Nanocrystals 

      Dong, Shuping; Hirani, Anjali A.; Colacino, Katelyn R.; Lee, Yong Woo; Roman, Maren (2012-09-21)
      There is growing evidence that filamentous nanoparticles offer advantages over spherical ones in drug delivery applications. The purpose of this study was to assess the potential of rod-like, plant-derived cellulose ...
    • Dairy Science Research at Virginia Tech 

      Ferreira, Gonzalo (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      VT Dairy Complex - Research Summary: • 3 intensive metabolic trials - 4 feeding trials - 2 in vitro digestibility trials - 3 rumen development trials - 2 animal behavior and welfare trials - 2 antibiotic resistance trials ...
    • Dual-phase self-biased magnetoelectric energy harvester 

      Zhou, Y.; Apo, D. J.; Priya, Shashank (AIP Publishing, 2013-11-01)
      We report a magnetoelectric energy harvester structure that can simultaneously scavenge magnetic and vibration energy in the absence of DC magnetic field. The structure consisted of a piezoelectric macro-fiber composite ...
    • Efficient Direct-Drive Small-Scale Low-Speed Wind Turbine 

      Kishore, Ravi Anant; Marin, Anthony; Priya, Shashank (De Gruyter, 2014)
      There is growing need for the green, reliable, and cost-effective power solution for the expanding wireless microelectronic devices. In many scenarios, these needs can be met through a small-scale wind energy portable ...
    • Energy band alignment of atomic layer deposited HfO2 on epitaxial (110)Ge grown by molecular beam epitaxy 

      Hudait, Mantu K.; Zhu, Y.; Maurya, Deepam; Priya, Shashank (AIP Publishing, 2013-03-01)
      The band alignment properties of atomic layer HfO2 film deposited on epitaxial (110)Ge, grown by molecular beam epitaxy, was investigated using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. The cross-sectional transmission electron ...
    • First Fresheners: Getting Your Dairy Employees Off to a Good Start 

      O'Rourke, Melissa (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-15)
      The topics of this presentation, which was given on February 15th during the 71st Annual Convention : 2017 Virginia State Feed Association & Nutritional Management “Cow” College, include the importance of job analysis and ...
    • Food Digest : 2012 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2012)
      In December, Virginia Tech broke ground for the first building in the new Biosciences Precinct at the corner of Duck Pond Drive and Washington Street. The 93,860-square-foot building will incorporate laboratory and support ...
    • Food Digest : 2013 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2013)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings. A lot has happened since our last newsletter. I hope as you take the time to read these stories, they will help you reconnect and remind you of the many friendships formed at ...
    • Food Digest : 2014 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2014)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings. December 10, 2013, is a date that should be recorded as part of the Food Science and Technology history. On this date we received a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy for the ...
    • Food Digest : 2015 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2015)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings! I hope this newsletter gives you an indication of the Department of Food Science and Technology’s busy year. One highlight was March 21, 2014 — celebrating the grand opening of ...
    • Food Digest : 2016 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2016)
      Message from the Department Head: The newsletter is a chance for us to reflect on the many activities of the Department of Food Science and Technology over the last year and to look ahead. In our last newsletter we detailed ...
    • Food Digest : 2017 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2017)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings, I write this in the quiet time between Christmas and New Year’s. I do not know if the Hokies will win their bowl game, but I do know this will be the 24th consecutive bowl ...
    • Forest Certification Perspectives in the Wood Products Supply Chain in Virginia, U.S.A. 

      Munsell, John F.; Ares, Adrian; Barrett, Scott M.; Bond, Brian H.; Gagnon, Jennifer L. (MDPI, 2017-09-26)
      Participation among private forest owners, logging contractors, and wood products manufacturers in the forest certification sector remains low. Those that enroll are mainly large-acreage owners and specialized manufacturers. ...