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Anne Staples and Jake Socha, faculty members in biomedical engineering and mechanics, standing in front of fall foliage on Virginia Tech campus. Photo by Spencer Roberts of Virginia Tech.
Biomedical engineering and mechanics faculty receive NSF grant to study oxygen delivery in insects

With support from an NSF grant, two faculty members in biomedical engineering and mechanics have combined forces to answer questions pertaining to insects’ breathing, which may lead to new applications in microfluidics.

Date: Nov 19, 2020
Antiperspirant experiment setup
Virginia Tech lab proves the concept of a natural approach to antiperspirants

The Virginia Tech Nature-Inspired Fluids and Interfaces Lab, led by Associate Professor Jonathan Boreyko, has just made a major breakthrough in the study of natural antiperspirants. The theory they have proven is that the composition of sweat is sufficient to do the work of an antiperspirant.

Date: Nov 17, 2020
Scholarship winners from the the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy's Integrated University Program
Nuclear engineering minors receive scholarships from the DOE

Three students minoring in nuclear engineering have won scholarships from the U.S. Department of Energy to further their studies in the field.

Date: Oct 07, 2020
HokieTalk speakers
Scientists, engineers to discuss COVID-19 response in virtual HokieTalk on Wednesday

When the novel coronavirus hit the United States in January, Virginia Tech faculty recognized the nation was on the brink of a COVID-19 pandemic that would affect the university and the entire Commonwealth of Virginia. Hear the inside story about what happened during a virtual HokieTalk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Date: Oct 02, 2020
Preflight Briefing at Kentland Experimental Aerial Systems (KEAS) Laboratory
Virginia Tech’s site in the Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems makes a lasting impact on a rising industry

Virginia Tech is celebrating five years as a member site of the center, which is a multi-university Industry/University Cooperative Research Center sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Date: Sep 30, 2020
ForceBot prototype illustration
Virginia Tech leads a team pursuing more immersive virtual reality

Two Virginia Tech professors are part of a team focused on developing new technology for the virtual world: a full-body experience in a fully electronic environment.

Date: Sep 29, 2020

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