Virginia Tech is hosting a public screening of “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap,” on Feb. 7. CODE is a documentary that explores the history of women and minorities in the field of computer science and discusses the benefits, challenges, and struggles of underrepresented groups in the STEM fields.
In his new position, Memisyazici will define needs and develop technical strategy for the Virginia Cyber Range, a newly formed virtual center aimed at creating a state-of-the-art platform for cybersecurity education in Virginia.
The initiative will provide advanced cybersecurity training exercises for high school and college students, positioning Virginia to become a leading source of critical cybersecurity expertise for the nation.
The easier data is to evaluate and reuse, the simpler it is for researchers to verify others’ results and understand what has already been tested in their fields. Open data repositories allow researchers to spend less time pursuing false leads and more time creating new knowledge.
Summit is the university's customized solution for research administration processes. It is expected that the new system will enable faculty to improve the quality of submitted proposals and shorten the time required to prepare them.
The university will lead a new initiative to build a national team of software scientists to design and build new, powerful software tools, in what will be called the Molecular Sciences Software Institute.
The National Science Foundation has awarded the research funding to Wireless @ Virginia Tech to address critical issues concerning emerging wireless communication networks and technology, which are vital to economic growth and development in the United States.
The Information Technology Security Office and the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are hosting the GenCyber Teacher’s camp for 20 high school teachers from across the country.
In an ongoing effort to improve campus safety and security, 145 new indoor emergency phones are being installed on Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg, Virginia, campus this summer. The phones are small blue call boxes with two-way speakers that are mounted to walls in central building locations.
The team developed a “tunable” microchip that can capture proteins from human breast cancer cells to directly view them with high precision and to study how they function and interact with other molecules.