Home to more than 1,200 laboratories, Virginia Tech strives to solve the world’s most complex problems by connecting brilliant minds with powerful technology. But at the end of the day, every researcher is facing the same challenge: copious amounts of laboratory waste.
Virginia Tech’s part-time Evening MBA, based in the university’s Northern Virginia Center in metro Washington, D.C., has attracted many Hokies with undergraduate degrees for several reasons, said MBA programs director Dana Hansson.
Williges made significant contributions to research on human-computer interaction, computer-based training procedures, human factors research methodology, technology for computer users with disabilities, human factors engineering in manufacturing, and emerging human-computer interfaces involving visualization and computer-based conferencing.
Sarin’s research focuses on production scheduling, sequencing, applied mathematical programming, and analyzing and designing algorithms for the operational control of manufacturing and logistics systems.
Hack’s leadership and community service roles have defined her college experience. By engaging in service, student organizations, and undergraduate research, she made the most out of her college career.
Faria, the 2020 Outstanding Master's Student for the College of Engineering, is focused on developing and testing methods to evaluate the effects of augmented reality heads-up displays on vehicle driver distraction and performance.
What should drivers know about emerging vehicle technologies? Graduate student and VTTI researcher Alexandria Noble is studying driver training methods and received an award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society for her research.
With a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Virginia Tech College of Engineering researchers will study volume loss and develop smart prosthetic sockets to improve comfort and performance in prostheses.
Lockheed Martin will be at the Inn at Virginia Tech on Sept. 4 and 5 to recruit a variety of engineering and business majors, including computer science, aerospace engineering, computer programming, software development, finance, and accounting.
A proud Hokie and a nationally renowned pioneer for advancing efforts in diversity and inclusion in engineering education, Bev Watford is excited about her new role as the Virginia Tech College of Engineering’s first associate dean of equity and engagement and the future of the enterprise she seeks to further impact.
During his 26-year tenure, Blanchard became a full professor, helped establish the Virginia Cooperative Graduate Engineering Program, chaired the systems engineering graduate program, and was appointed assistant dean for the College of Engineering. He was named professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors in 1997.
FORWARD is a series from Student Affairs featuring Virginia Tech students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have faced, overcome, or learned from life's obstacles and setbacks. In this video, Virginia Tech senior Kevin Pei talks about learning to balance competing demands in college.
A group of engineering graduate students won the international championship for the 2019 Collegiate Student Safety Technology Design Competition, hosted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the Netherlands last week.
Salado has received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development award to study the formation of engineers' beliefs during systems engineering verification activities and to identify patterns of trial-and-error that better enable engineers to capture their beliefs in information artifacts.
A team of Virginia Tech engineering students is advancing to the global round of the Student Safety Technology Design Competition, sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. They will present their prototype safety system aimed at reducing injuries for vehicle occupants during a rear-end collision.