Jia, an assistant professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded the National Science Foundation award to develop a multifunctional neural interface device that is highly flexible, scalable, clinically translatable, and bio-friendly.
Maffei has served since 2017 as the vice president of finance and administration for the organization, which helps forge connections between Virginia Tech's research enterprise and industry and government groups seeking technological and data solutions.
With the award, Jia-Bin Huang will tackle challenges of modeling the relationship between a person and relevant objects/scene to gather contextual information and mining hard examples automatically from unlabeled but interaction-rich videos.
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2014, Dhillon has earned a reputation of being a talented researcher, having consistently produced seminal research results that have been extensively cited and utilized by his peers worldwide.
In the white paper titled, "A Vision of 6G Wireless Systems: Applications, Trends, Technologies, and Open Research Problems," Walid Saad, associate professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, explores the future of wireless communication systems.
Responding to a flyer on a bulletin board in Whittemore Hall led electrical engineering alumnus Bathiche ’97 to a decades-long career at Microsoft, where he’s helped pioneer some of the company’s most innovative interfaces.
These three accomplished researchers are part of the inaugural cohort of the Faculty Fellows Program of the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, which puts faculty leaders at the forefront of strategic research initiatives.
Paterson has been named interim executive director of the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology. Reed will step in to serve as interim executive director of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative.
Thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, a group of Virginia Tech engineers hopes to redefine search and rescue protocols by teaming up human searchers with unmanned aerial robots, or drones.
Bathiche will present “Disruptive Evolution of Computers through New Interactive Technologies” as part of the Bradley Distinguished Lecture series on Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus, Goodwin Hall Room 190, on April 19 at 4 p.m. The talk is open to the public.
Though not life-threatening, pelvic organ prolapse is a debilitating condition that affects half of all women over the age of 50 and is difficult to treat. A recent grant from the National Science Foundation equips Virginia Tech researchers with the goal of improving overall treatment approaches.
Scales joined the Virginia Tech faculty in 1992 as an assistant professor and became an associate professor in 1998, a professor in 2006, and the founding director of the Center for Space Science and Engineering Research in 2007.
Clancy has built a distinguished career through his pioneering research in the fields of communications security, cognitive radio, and cryptographic authentication, and broader impact to the university’s growth of programs in cybersecurity.