"An Epidemiology of Information: New Methods for Interpreting Disease and Data," a research symposium, will take place at the Virginia Tech Research Center in Arlington, Virginia, on Thursday, Oct. 17.
Virginia Tech is part of the five-university member Broadband Wireless Access & Applications Center being funded by the National Science Foundation to expand access to and security of the nation's broadband wireless network.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers Heat Transfer Division recognizes Roop L. Mahajan, the director of the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, at its 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference in Minneapolis.
Daniel W. Youngstrom, a Ph.D. candidate in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, will characterize adult human stem cells and their potential uses to treat osteoarthritis -- a complex process that results in joint degradation and chronic pain.
By making important biological materials available to the research community, Virginia Tech is making a lasting impact on science around the globe.
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has signed a five-year collaborative agreement with the largest transportation research group in the world, the Paris-based French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks.
Warren Bickel, an internationally recognized addiction expert at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received a $3.2-million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for research on improving self-control in smokers seeking to quit cigarettes.
Professor Kevin Edgar researches new polymer additives that enhance the ability of orally administered drugs, which will result in greater effectiveness and fewer side effects.
The new program in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health recently approved by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors has received national acclaim from the leading association for medical schools, teaching hospitals, and health systems in the United States -- and the program hasn't even enrolled its first student yet.
Because mobile data traffic has increased 450 times between 2005 and 2015, Jung-Min Park, Patrick Schaumont, and colleagues are working to make trustworthy spectrum sharing technically and economically viable.