Sterling Nesbitt, an assistant professor with the Department of Geosciences, and Leo Piilonen, a professor with the Department of Physics, are recipients of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia’s 2019 Outstanding Faculty Awards.
At the request of the Virginia Academy of Science Engineering, and Medicine, Virginia Tech researchers Robert Weiss and Jennifer Irish of the Coastal@VT initiative led the organizing committee for the 2018 VASEM Summit.
Scott King, a professor with the Department of Geosciences, is heading one of 24 research teams selected by NASA to receive data science collected by the new Mars lander InSight as it explores the Red Planet during the next four years.
The Virginia Tech Department of Geosciences is sponsoring a Sept. 20 screening of the short documentary film "The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science," followed by a panel discussion.
A new study done in part by Virginia Tech shows a startling prediction: As sea levels rise due to climate change, so do the global hazards and potential devastating damages of tsunamis that are triggered by earthquakes.
The Macromolecules Innovation Institute (MII) will showcase its accomplishments in novel polymeric materials research and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing at its annual technical conference and review from April 16-18.
The Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science's flagship funding program, the Junior Faculty Awards are designed to provide seed funding for new projects that have the potential to grow into vibrant research programs attracting major federal grants.
Bodnar is the C.C. Garvin Professor of Geochemistry in the Department of Geosciences and a University Distinguished Professor and serves as the director of the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.
In a new study, a Virginia Tech College of Science researchers have found that efforts to curb earthquakes triggered by the injection of oilfield wastewater into the ground in Oklahoma may not be targeting the most dangerous tremblers.