Popular Science magazine has named Nicole Abaid of Virginia Tech's Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics as one of its 2014 Brilliant 10.
With the new VT, India Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Innovation Center, Virginia Tech has become the first American university to have an engineering research center on the Indian subcontinent.
Sonja Schmid will use National Science Foundation funding to develop a research, education, and outreach program for the next generation of nuclear emergency responders.
Researchers open a new page in the immune system's playbook, making a discovery that may one day make for more effective vaccines.
The study can help auditors improve their decision-making processes related to fraud detection, as it identifies best practices from high-quality brainstorming meetings.
Allison Tegge is developing computer algorithms that will discover the code for inter-cellular signaling within the liver, which in turn, could lead to a similar understanding of other body organs.
The groundwork for Wu Feng's big data research in a "cloud" began about a decade ago. Today, this work is being formalized and extended as part of an National Science Foundation/Microsoft Computing in the Cloud grant that seeks to commoditize biocomputing in the cloud.
The new interdisciplinary program in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health will develop translational researchers who will transform fundamental biological discoveries into new approaches to prevent, diagnose, treat, and cure disease, as well as to provide the scientific basis for healthy lives.
Researcher Hehuang Xie has found a way to trace patterns of a basic chemical process as it is passed through the generations in families. The finding could help reveal more about cancers and diseases.
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Alexander Leonessa will join the National Science Foundation as a program director.
The new publication calls for an integrated approach to natural resources education, research, and management across funding agencies and academic disciplines.