Alan Macy, a high-profile entrepreneur in the life sciences, will be among notable thought leaders at the Nov. 12-14 event, which is expected to draw more than 100 students.
At 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, Timothy Warburton will give the inaugural John K. Costain Chair Lecture, part of the College of Science’s Fall Roundtable 2015 weekend.
Faculty are asked to provide feedback about how their teaching and research links to 10 proposed "destination areas," or elements of curriculum and research that will differentiate Virginia Tech as a leading university.
The complexity of the human immune response has been difficult to characterize on a “big picture” level, but researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have written the book on how it can be done.
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have discovered a slight shift in environmental factors can change how an immune cell matures.
Genetic lines of chickens from Virginia Tech were a critical component of an experiment that proved evolution happens 15 times faster than was previously thought.
A Virginia Bioinformatics Institute study has implications for cancer research, as scientists try to understand how cells avoid errors that promote cancer development.
Engineering researchers at Virginia Tech have received grants of more than $680,000 to help the military train engineers and develop systems to share their radio spectrum.
A team of Virginia Tech researchers are urging changes in how commercial aircraft engines are designed in the wake of likelihood of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, being sucked into turbofan engines at high speeds.
The National Science Foundation is supporting this work with a $500,000 grant over three years from its cyber-human systems program area.
Material scientists are interested in mimicking spider glue -- nature’s perfect adhesive -- for human products, and rely on biologists to determine factors involved in its creation.
Leigh-Anne Krometis and Emily Sarver received the award for the exemplary quality of their research and their research partnership in energy production and environmental science.
Virginia Tech Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Randy Dymond dedicates his work to ensuring heavy rains don't mean flooded streets and polluted rivers.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a new grant to Virginia Tech researchers to continue study the effect of circadian rhythms on cancer genesis, particularly in shift workers.
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute researchers showed off their cars sporting the latest automated- and connected-vehicle technology on a a 10-mile stretch of an interstate in Northern Virginia.
Virginia Tech has increased its capacity to study forests and how such landscapes influence climate in a collaboration with Sweet Briar College.
Motorists received hands-on experience today with “hands-off" driving as they traveled a 10-mile stretch of an interstate highway in Northern Virginia in cars sporting the latest automated- and connected-vehicle technology.
Interdisciplinary statistics lab to highlight global outreach efforts as part of World Statistics Day
Virginia Tech’s Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis will host an event Oct. 20, World Statistics Day, highlighting its effort to teach statistical and data science methods in developing countries.
A Luxembourg native, Pleimling joined the Virginia Tech faculty in 2006.
Peter Vikesland, an expert in the optimization of drinking water disinfection practices, is the principal investigator for a new five-year $3.6 million Partnerships in International Research and Education grant from the National Science Foundation.