A team of researchers led by a Virginia Tech faculty member has received $1.25 million from the National Science Foundation to introduce computational approaches to help students learn chemistry in an environment that encourages scientific discussion.
The Virginia Tech College of Science inducts six new members into its Hall of Distinction, bringing the total number of honored alumni and friends of the college to 24.
Goodwin Hall is the university's ninth LEED certified facility.
The Joseph R. Loring Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering will focus on three key areas during his tenure: visibility and outreach; standards; and life long learning.
Col. Charles Roade and Capt. Nicholas Nelson are both currently deployed with the U.S. Army to Afghanistan and Egypt respectively.
The many personal and collaborative achievements listed illustrate commitment to scholarship, outreach, and research among members of the university community, placing Virginia Tech among the top research universities in the world.
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Amanda Stewart, an assistant professor of food science and technology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, adds research sparkle to fine beverage making.
Nadine Sinno, assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is recognized for developing and teaching proficiency-based Arabic courses and helping establish an Arabic minor.