Faculty in mechanical engineering, a media engineering with the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, and a commercial audio company teamed up to create a concert experience that could change the way artists approach sound in a live performance.
For the first time on any university campus, Lockheed Martin is bringing their Challenge Box to Virginia Tech’s campus Sept. 18 - 20. The Challenge Box will be located in the Cube at the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology in the Moss Arts Center.
VT-FAST is a virtual team of faculty and staff across campus who support faculty at Virginia Tech in all aspects of grant and proposal development. Their goal is to facilitate proposal preparation, formatting, and editing, thereby allowing faculty to focus more directly on their research plan.
Happening Aug. 9-12, the spatial music festival includes a range of performances, lectures, and workshops, as well as a spatialized presentation of David Bowie’s iconic album, “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.”
Led by the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, students from five Virginia Tech colleges will compete as the only U.S. collegiate team in the Solar Decathlon Middle East in Dubai, November 2018. The team now has three months to complete the world’s smartest modular solar home – a prototype they hope will become a global model for housing sustainability.
The Moss Art Center’s Cube is an inspirational muse for the associate professor of music technology, who is using the space’s 150 speakers to compose new music during his year as a Guggenheim Fellow, a prestigious honor for which only 4 percent of the competition’s applicants receive funding.
Furniture manufacturer and workspace design company Steelcase Inc. is working with a Virginia Tech team to transform a 20-year-old classroom into a living laboratory to examine the impacts of active-learning strategies.
A recently launched crowdfunding campaign is gathering support for Cube Fest, a spatial music festival that celebrates the work of international artists, musicians, and researchers to advance the future of spatial music, immersive aural experiences, and 3D audio technology.
The University Libraries at Virginia Tech is teaming up with Blacksburg Middle School to create a virtual reality laboratory and integrate virtual reality technology into the middle school learning experience.
The music program is pushing the boundaries of traditional music through electronics to create unique musicscapes, unimagined instruments, new sets of digital tools, and electroacoustic research that reconsiders the very nature of sound.
Over 1,000 people attended the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology's sixth annual ICAT Creativity and Innovation Day, where faculty, students, and community members cross traditional boundaries to develop new possibilities for exploration, expression, and creativity.
A passive, durable, and effective method of water collection, fog harvesting consists of catching the microscopic droplets of water suspended in the wind that make up fog. An interdisciplinary research team at Virginia Tech has improved the traditional design of fog nets to increase their collection capacity by threefold.