Durelle Scott, an associate professor of biological systems engineering affiliate of the Global Change Center at Virginia Tech, is the lead author of a paper that examines flooding in the continental United States in nearly unprecedented detail.
This week, the Virginia Tech Daily will publish a stream of stories on how the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is protecting our most valuable resource — water — around the world. In today's installment, read about the work of Leigh-Anne Krometis, whose research focuses on providing clean water to Appalachia.
Scientists will research the links between hydrological and carbon dynamics taking place in forested wetlands to better understand the role that these ecosystems play in the export, storage, and emission of carbon.
Edwards, University Distinguished Professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will be awarded the 71st Hoover Humanitarian Medal at the American Society of Civil Engineers annual meeting Oct. 12, 2019.
LabExpo, an annual event co-sponsored by LabConnect and the Procurement Department, promotes awareness of available laboratory resources, new technologies from vendors, and offers lectures on the latest laboratory techniques.
Since 2015, nearly 300 high school students have participated in the Virginia Household Water Quality Program. The program has increased their awareness of water quality issues and stimulated interest in science, technology, engineering, and math educational programs.
Each year, George Washington Carver Assistantships are awarded to students in the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who have demonstrated excellence in academic achievement, scholarship, and community service.
This summer, the Virginia Tech Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program brought a multidisciplinary team of more than 20 mentors together with students from universities around the country to answer important research questions surrounding a common concern: Is the pipeline harming our region’s environment and communities?
The new degree program will emphasize engineering fundamentals, translational technology, and hands-on learning opportunities with a goal of meeting the nation's projected demand for engineers who can be integrated into comprehensive health care teams.
The device, called the Emergency Lift Assist, operates by safely and quickly rolling a patient onto a tarp. Once strapped in, a hydraulically powered set of frames lifts the patient with just the push of a button.