Executive Vice President and Provost Thanassis Rikakis invites the campus community to meet the finalists and to watch each candidate’s open forum presentation on “Research and Innovation at Virginia Tech: Vision and Strategies for the Future.”
Thanks to Virginia Tech’s new Research Aviary, Sydney Hope investigates how the wood duck’s nesting environment affects its ability to perform certain behaviors important for survival, like leaving the nest to follow its family.
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration awarded her one of its two national Career Development Grants. The award comes with a maximum of $300,000 over three years to support her research and teaching.
Stefan Duma is leading a $3.3 million, five-year study – the largest of its kind – that will track immediate and long-term neurological effects of mild traumatic brain injuries in children ages 9 to 10 who play football.
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist Deborah Kelly and her team developed the new toolkit to examine, in detail, the BRCA1 protein and its associated parts in a near-native environment.
The National Science Foundation awarded the grant to a research team led by Walid Saad, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, to develop a framework that can give smart city systems the resiliency to recover from cascading failures.
Virginia Tech ranks 79 of only 147 U.S. universities to be placed in the top 400.
Associate Professor Kathleen Alexander leads a National Science Foundation-funded study that will investigate the underlying processes that link the environment, wildlife, domestic animals, and humans in dryland river systems in Southern Africa.
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers refine model to predict dangerous errors in cell division
A team of Virginia Tech researchers has refined a mathematical model that simulates the impact of genetic mutations on cell division -- a step that could provide insight into errors that produce and sustain harmful cells, such as those found in tumors.
The researchers discovered the reddish brown color of two extinct species of bat from fossils dating back about 50 million years, marking the first time the colors of extinct mammals have been described through fossil analysis.
International leaders focused on ways to help cities overcome growing demands and shrinking resources at the recent annual International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure.
With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Virginia Tech will collaborate on a project to create the first comprehensive searchable documentation of the 19th century Russian flu epidemic.
Virginia Tech Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics' Temple Douglas is helping discover new cancer detection methods. While in high school, Douglas developed a new test for Lyme disease that uses urine.
Associate Professor Kathleen Alexander leads a National Science Foundation funded study that will examine how sociality and infectious disease interact and influence group and population level survival in social wildlife species.
Virginia Tech Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering's Blake Johnson is part of the biomedical breakthrough. The technology could provide a means of regenerating complex nerve injuries in humans.
The Rolls-Royce fellowship supports students pursuing topics of interest to Rolls-Royce, Virginia Tech, and other partners.
By culturing and sequencing the DNA of naturally-occurring bacteria living on the skin of four amphibian species in Virginia, Virginia Tech researchers found samples that could be useful for developing probiotic treatments.
The media engineer for the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, joins eight other audiovisual professionals to make up "The Nine: The Next Class of AV Innovators" by Systems Contractor News.
Mary Sue Coleman’s tenure leading the University of Michigan was marked by a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, interdisciplinary studies, global engagement, and a successful $3.2 billion capital fundraising campaign.
Researchers monitored the social and foraging behaviors of wild flocks of house finches, a common backyard songbird, to understand the spread of a naturally occurring bird disease called Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis, which is similar to "pink eye" in humans.