The Philadelphia-based Franklin Institute has honored University Distinguished Professor Ali Hasan Nayfeh with its 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering.
Does making product or service information harder to read or process bring benefits to sellers? Yes, in some cases, says Pamplin College of Business marketing assistant professor Elise Chandon Ince.
Researchers in the Virginia Tech-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Science are testing a new treatment method called H-FIRE, which delivers pulsating electrical charges into the tumors on horses.
Graduate student fellows receive research assistantship funding and participate in required interdisciplinary research courses, in which they share perspectives on major environmental problems facing the world and wrestle with complex issues such as research ethics, scientific advocacy, and how science should inform society and public policy.
Sixteen Virginia Tech faculty, students, and alumni, joined by members of the local community will take the stage this Saturday at the newly opened Moss Arts Center for the second annual TEDxVirginiaTech.
Elisa Wasson joins Virginia Tech researchers in their fight against cancer. Wasson's work will focus on culturing brain cancer on a chip and testing various treatment methods.
Microbes in tap water are mostly harmless, with a few exceptions. A Virginia Tech research team is investigating four harmful pathogens that have been documented in tap water and suggest a natural, probiotic way to deal with dangerous germs.
Shannon Matzinger, postdoctoral associate in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, received a two-year, $150,000 postdoctoral fellowship grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate how porcine circovirus type 2 depletes the lymphatic system and causes inflammation in pigs.
Sunil Sinha predicted that if the U.S. is to meet important challenges of the 21st century, a new paradigm for the building and retrofitting of critical pipeline infrastructure system is required, one that addresses the conflicting goals of diverse economic, environment, societal, and policy interests.
Bryan Brown, an assistant professor of biological sciences in the College of Science, and his students study crayfish in freshwater streams as a model for the larger question he has about community ecology: Why do we find what we find where we find it?
Nanotechnologies are growing in commercial use after more than 20 years of research. This new resource gives the public the best available look at more than 1,600 manufacturer-identified, nanotechnology-based consumer products introduced to the market.
Virginia Tech College of Engineering researchers are part of a national study that has cracked how jellyfish move with the lowest cost of transport of any animal. The findings will be used as researchers continue to design bio-inspired jellyfish for the U.S. Navy.
The public event will feature information and demos of transportation research efforts into connected-vehicle technology and automated vehicle technology.
James McClure was recognized for his ongoing research in heterogeneous parallel programming and for his commitment to promoting high-impact, interdisciplinary computational research within the university.
A team of researchers led by Dr. X.J. Meng, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Virology, has used virus strains isolated from the ongoing outbreaks in Minnesota and Iowa to trace the likely origin of the emergent porcine epidemic diarrhea virus to a strain from the Anhui province in China.
Social scientists from across the world meet to investigate causes and consequences of group violence.
Presented by the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, the free event will be held at the Center for the Arts' Cube on Oct. 30 from 5 to 8 p.m.
The developers of this broadband-enabled health and fitness course delivery tool, called FitGENI, will explore the advantages of high capacity, low latency, and deeply programmable networks on the reliable delivery of quality virtual fitness training.