Devi Parikh's $150,000 U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigators' Award seeks to improve computer programs that use facial or image recognition systems, and to create methods for computer programs to communicate failures as they happen
Virginia Tech will send three messages as part of a special full-scale test of its VT Alerts. The three messages will allow the university to evaluate new alert systems.
Virginia Tech's Institute for Policy and Governance is one of 10 groups nationwide awarded a grant for behavioral health planning and education.
Six undergraduates, representing four undergraduate colleges at Virginia Tech, were awarded ACC Creativity and Innovation grants to support undergraduate research and creativity scholarship opportunities, ranging from bench research to film making.
Presented by the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech and the Blacksburg Master Chorale, the concert will be May 3.
From logistics to tech support to creation of a 3-D printed figure, student involvement is a vital component of the upcoming conference on gender, bodies, and technology.
Elaine Flory was the recipient of the Dr. Jocelyn Leighty Rodgers Memorial Scholarship and the Andrea Walnes Memorial Scholarship.
The many personal and collaborative achievements listed illustrate commitment to scholarship, outreach, and research among members of the university community, placing Virginia Tech among the top research universities in the world.
National Science Foundation | Engineers are 'schooling' themselves on fish maneuvers
Greenwich Time | Drones: Toys or terrors?
The Economic Times | U.S. scientists at Virginia Tech use coconut dust for germinating stronger seeds
The New York Times | Lobby for small brewers, concerned over rule, finds friends in Washington
Rebecca Wattam, a senior bioscientist and computational biologist at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, uses comparative genomics to help scientists find ways to fight bad bacteria.
Marie Teany, housekeeping supervisor for Facility Services, restored order in Derring Hall following a recent chaotic period of renovation and construction.
Nicolin Girmes-Grieco, instructor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is an effective educator who focuses on engaging, innovative, versatile, challenging, and multi-directional instruction in large classroom settings.