Ali R. Butt, professor in the Department of Computer Science, was recently awarded a $516,000 grant to examine how to keep gadgets from depleting the cloud computing bandwidth that the internet currently depends on.
Part kinetic sculpture and part giant parallel computer, the Virginia Tech project created to educate and inspire computational thinking was featured in the number two spot on the The MagPi’s list of the best Raspberry Pi projects of all time.
The National Science Foundation is providing $2 million to support the creation of a new curriculum model to prepare a diverse range of students to become adaptive engineers ready to solve 21st-century problems.
The team's research, along with the feedback collected from students, employees, and community members, will be used by a university Drillfeld Paths Committee to develop a recommendation for a permanent solution.
The university will present a collection of interactive exhibits representing its efforts to create experiential learning experiences and solutions to real-world problems at the event, which serves as a hub for new ideas, innovations, and business connections.