The Virginia Tech College of Science and its Computational Modeling and Data Analytics Program recently hosted the inaugural Women in Data Science Blacksburg Conference to discuss the role of women in the growing field of data science and analytics.
The Virginia Tech College of Science begins its 2018-19 J. Mark Sowers Distinguished Lecture Series Oct. 30 with mathematician Steven H. Strogatz. His visit is co-sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
Guoliang "Greg" Liu, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, will use a five-year, $585,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award to create super-thin nanofibers that can cover windows in buildings and cars in a multi-prong effort to cut energy consumption and reduce the often bright, blinding glare of the sun.
Aylward is also an affiliate faculty member of the systems biology program, part of the Academy of Integrated Science within the College of Science. He focuses his research on microbial ecology and diversity, and genomics and metagenomics.
Recently, 24 students majoring in Virginia Tech’s nanoscience degree program visited the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to meet scientists at the federal lab and explore opportunities for future internships and careers.
With a five-year, $560,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant, F. Marc Michel seeks to conduct innovative research on how the smallest minerals, known as nanoparticles, crystallize.
Virginia Tech researchers are working with the Colorado School of Mines to use earth science and mining expertise to create data sets and 3-D software models that better locate, categorize, and visualize mineral resources.