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Anuj Karpatne, Amrinder Nain, and Sohan Kale are standing in the STEP Lab.
Researchers receive grant to predict the mechanics of living cells

The research has potential impact on several scientific disciplines that routinely involve predicting the trajectories of shape-shifting objects in dynamic physical environments, for example, hurricane prediction, bird migration, and ocean eddy monitoring.

Date: Oct 13, 2021
NASA Terrier Malamute rocket launches from Wallops Flight Facility in August 2021
Mission accomplished: RockSat-X team witnesses experiment launched into space

In August, the NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket successfully launched into space, carrying projects developed by undergraduate students from eight community college and university teams as part of the national RockSat-X program.

Date: Sep 30, 2021
Jack Lesko
Jack Lesko honored with emeritus status

Lesko has supported and helped to lead the College of Engineering’s outreach efforts in technology transfer and entrepreneurship, development, and the establishment of international relationships.

Date: Sep 23, 2021
ADDA students
Drones for good: African Drone and Data Academy wins international humanitarian award

The drone academy, the first of its kind in Africa, aims to eventually establish additional programs in other countries.

Date: Sep 21, 2021
A graduate student holds a small sample of material in tweezers, showing it to another student.
New seed funding program stimulates interdisciplinary collaboration for two student teams

This year, the funding has been awarded to a team working to develop surface coatings that have the ability to neutralize germs, as well as a team advancing holographic methodologies for fabricating materials used in photonics for next-generation biosensors and solar cells.

Date: Sep 17, 2021
Jaclyn Abramson wears a TransparenSee mask.
Students help to clear up pandemic communication

TransparenSee, a group of Master of Public Health students and a graduate engineering student, produced clear, fog-resistant face masks to allow for better communication with the deaf and hard of hearing community.

Date: Aug 19, 2021

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In this ASME feature, Eurydice Kanimba talks about her journey from Rwanda to Virginia Tech and then IBM.

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