Engineers at Virginia Tech recently tested a wave energy converter inspired by the way squid propel themselves through water during the second round of competition for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wave Energy Prize, which will eventually award more than $2 million in funding.
The three-day program for Hispanic high school sophomores and juniors in Virginia was recognized by The White House for its support and investment in the educational attainment of Hispanics.
The AIAA selected only 24 members worldwide as Fellows this year.
The latest issue of Innovations, the newsletter of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is now available.
The California-based philanthropic organization awarded Virginia Tech a $500,000 grant for the multidisciplinary cybersecurity education program.
A parent’s incarceration has immediate, devastating effects on a family. Now, Virginia Tech and University of Toronto researchers say there’s a longer term risk: Men who as children experienced a family member’s incarceration are approximately twice as likely to have a heart attack in later adulthood in comparison to men who were not exposed to such a childhood trauma.
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.
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Benjamin C. Jantzen, an assistant professor of philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is interested in more than building a robot. He wants to build a “robot scientist.”
Hee Jung (Annette) Kang, assistant professor of hospitality and tourism management in the Pamplin College of Business, is committed to collaborative learning processes such as experiential activities, field trips, case studies, and student presentations.