"Cybersecurity is at the very heart of our efforts to build a new Virginia economy, and Virginia Tech’s CAE-CO designation contributes to the commonwealth’s position as one of the premier locations for this industry," said Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Scott Verbridge, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, is working on an innovative cancer treatment using the physical properties of tumors as effective alternative targets for next-generation therapies.
Kevin Edgar, professor of biomaterials and bioprocessing, and Yifan Dong, a doctoral student in polymer chemistry, were honored by the American Chemical Society’s Cellulose and Renewable Materials Division.
Students will study bats' sensing and flight mechanisms at the Shandong University - Virginia Tech International Laboratory, gaining experience in bioinspired engineering and cross-cultural collaboration.
Russian hacking in the 2016 election, recent leaks of U.S. intelligence cyber tools, vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure and the Internet of Things, and cybersecurity workforce development were all part of the conversation.
In a new study published in the peer-reviewed Physical Review Letters, chemical engineers propose a new model that can rationalize reactivity trends of a variety of gold nanoparticles with different sizes, shapes, and compositions.
Rajagopalan, the Robert E. Hord, Jr. Professor of Chemical Engineering, was elected into the institute's College of Fellows for outstanding contributions in research and graduate education in the fields of 3-D tissue mimics and computational tissue engineering.
Former Congressman Jim Moran, professor of practice at the Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs, will lead the roundtable March 22 to discuss a range of topics, including Russian hacking in the 2016 election, recent leaks of U.S. intelligence cyber tools, vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure and the Internet of Things, and cyber security workforce development.
Crowdsourcing — soliciting large numbers of people primarily via the internet to offer data, services, or ideas — has come into vogue for scientists as a scalable way to collect and manage large amounts of data while engaging the public in scientific research.
Katie Mott, who won a fellowship from the ICTAS Doctoral Scholars Program, is studying how satellites small enough to fit on a desk can be used for everything from communications to studying space weather.
The FutureHAUS student-faculty team is headed to Orlando to show the world how smart technology and design will make our bedrooms and home offices more responsive to our future needs and way of living.