Rising one slot to No. 40 in university research expenditures in the United States, Virginia Tech is the only Virginia institution in the top 50 of National Science Foundation rankings and remains among the top 25 public research universities.
Caitlin Rivers is currently at work on a study about Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, a deadly new virus which was first discovered in Saudi Arabia in 2012.
Buffets, a charity ball, a tree display, and breakfast with Santa are on the holiday lineup.
Kelly Trogdon's areas of research are metaphysics and the philosophy of mind. He is teaching courses on these areas as well as aesthetics and logic.
Timothy D. Sands will succeed Charles Steger, who steps down when Sands assumes office on June 1, 2014.
Thomas Tucker, an associate professor in Virginia Tech's School of Visual Arts, is using technology to capture the architecture and stories of the historic St. Luke and Odd Fellows Hall and its surrounding community in Blacksburg, Va.
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.
Virginia Business | Virginia Tech institute tests automated vehicle technologies
Scientific American | 3-D printing will be counterfeiter's best friend
Pulse of the Planet/NPR | Science Frontiers -- Higgs Boson particle
WSLS-Channel 10/NBC | Vote for "Best architecture in the state"
James B. Campbell, a professor of geography in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, works with public satellite data to support research and technology transfer.
Lawrence Sewell, computer center lead engineer for the Department of Mathematics, developed the innovative core server system that keeps the Math Emporium up and running today.
Akshay Sharma, associate professor of architecture and design in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, incorporates authentic learning experiences that tackle some of the more pressing social issues of our time into his courses.