Virginia Tech and Qualcomm Inc. begin a multiyear collaboration this fall with the launch of the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab at Virginia Tech’s Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church. An opening event was held at the lab on Sept. 8, 2016.

Read about the partnership and the lab.

Girl explains lab project.
Maya Dumas explains a lab project to Chris Lu, the U.S. deputy secretary of labor, during the grand opening of Thinkabit Lab.
Virginia Tech President Tim Sands speaks at the grand opening of the Thinkabit Lab.
Virginia Tech President Tim Sands speaks at the grand opening of the Thinkabit Lab.
Executives talk at the Thinkabit Lab grand opening.
(From left) Steve McKnight, Virginia Tech's vice president for the National Capital Region, talks with Theresa Mayer, Virginia Tech vice president for research and innovation, Sanjay Raman, associate vice president for the National Capital Region, and Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf during the grand opening of Thinkabit Lab.
President Sands discusses lab projects with David Kusel, a local student who uses the lab.
President Sands discusses lab projects with David Kusel, a local student who uses the lab.
Students work on a lab project.
Brothers Pavel Steen (left) and Milan Steen work on a motorized wheelchair that they want to operate wirelessly during the grand opening of Thinkabit Lab.
Student explains a lab project
Maya Dumas (center) explains Thinkabit Lab projects to Susie Armstrong, senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm and Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm.
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf speaks at the grand opening of the Thinkabit Lab.
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf speaks at the grand opening of the Thinkabit Lab.