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The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) supports faculty, staff, and students in their research efforts and strives to strengthen relationships with partners in business and industry.

$520M +
Research Expenditures

5th Largest Producer
Engineers in the United States

TOP 50
Research Institution

Support and Services

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  • Jan 16 Virginia Tech monitoring potential impacts of partial shutdown The diversity of Virginia Tech's external research portfolio has allowed the research enterprise to continue largely unaffected while some federal funding agencies are closed during the partial shutdown.
  • Jan 15 Professor will use new machine learning techniques to decrease deaths resulting from traumatic brain injury Chandan Reddy, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and faculty at the Discovery Analytics Center, has received a National Science Foundation grant to use new machine learning techniques for computational models to predict short- and long-term outcomes, categorize traumatic brain injury patients, and provide interventions tailored to a specific patient injury.
  • Jan 13 High schoolers see the road from a truck driver’s point of view Almost 80 percent of tractor-trailer crashes and near crashes are caused by someone driving a car. To educate the next generation of drivers, researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute are visiting 25 high schools in Virginia, West Virginia, and Delaware to teach driver’s education students about truck safety through interactive demonstrations.