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Data, decision sciences key ingredients for Virginia Tech to solve global problems

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:00
Virginia Tech is the sensor to the health and well-being of the world, and data is the key. That was one of the messages shared during Monday’s Data and Decision Sciences destination area meeting at the Graduate Life Center.

Faculty urged to attend Town Hall meetings starting Monday

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:00
Provost Thanassis Rikakis at a town-hall meeting on the "destination areas" (the identification of particular areas of academic strength). Meeting took place in the Graduate Life Center multipurpose room.

Study finds researchers’ personal traits linked to interdisciplinarity, impact of scientific publications

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 00:00
Transdisciplinary orientation is an intrapersonal disposition that emerges over the course of one's scholarly career.

NASA, Virginia Tech test management platform for unmanned aircraft traffic

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 00:00
In the first in a series of tests of the research platform involving non-NASA aircraft, pilots from the six test sites recently flew 22 aircraft simultaneously.

Virginia Tech researchers reveal new evidence about space weather

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:00
Professor Robert Clauer and his team designed and built six autonomous data-collection stations, and installed them, piece by piece, near the geographic South Pole for initial testing.