FutureHAUS Dubai, an innovative, interdisciplinary, and ambitious project to design and build a futuristic, modular smart home, is the lone American team competing against 14 other university teams at the Solar Decathlon Middle East in Dubai.
During its quarterly meeting held in Blacksburg on Monday, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved a resolution to adopt the 2018 campus master plan — a document that will help guide the physical development of the Blacksburg campus and its 11 agricultural research and Extension centers through 2047.
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Stacy Uttecht has done everything from flying with a F/A-18 Super Hornet demonstration team to commanding a fighter squadron. On Saturday, she will add a new accomplishment to that list as she leads a team of F/A-18F Super Hornets over Lane Stadium.
Virginia Tech hosted the first session in a series that is designed to facilitate cross-institutional connections among academic leaders at 14 ACC universities while building leadership capacity for the participating institutions.
“Virginia Tech represents a strategically important relationship for Deloitte, and our people are proud to support this initiative,” said Kevin Lane, an accounting alumnus and a principal in the advisory practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP.
In a recent research project, business information technology professor Chris Zobel used analytics to develop a new approach to help the Red Cross address the challenges of more effectively pre-positioning resources needed for emergency shelters.
“This competition brings together enterprising teams from all over the world to network with one another, experience different cultures, and celebrate the global importance of business and entrepreneurship,” said Derick Maggard, executive director of the Apex Center for Entrepreneurs, which hosted the challenge.
Lockheed Martin, developing critical technologies to solve global security issues, will be at the Inn at Virginia Tech, to recruit a variety of engineering disciplines, including computer science, aerospace engineering, computer programming, software development, finance, and accounting.