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Engineering researchers working on a project to make mining more efficient, safe
Multidisciplinary project aims to make mining more efficient, safer

Virginia Tech researchers are leading a team in a three-year, $900,000 project to improve the efficiency of dust scrubbers in underground mining operations, one aspect of many that impacts effective mining operation that industry constantly seeks to improve.

Date: Dec 11, 2019
Rayne Zheng receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
Rayne Zheng receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award

Zheng, assistant professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, has received the award to study rational design and additive manufacturing of 3D piezoelectrics with arbitrary anisotropy for maritime self-sensing structures.

Date: Apr 17, 2019
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Students advance sustainable change, new growth experiences in Climate Action Commitment update

Students have been key contributors in the ongoing Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment revision process and have had the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sustainability and invaluable professional development opportunities.

Date: Aug 10, 2020
Song Li, an affiliated faculty member in the Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture, incorporates robotics and big data in his research to increase yield in production agriculture crops.
Commonwealth Cyber Initiative funds $1 million in experiential learning projects for Virginia students

The projects address the cybersecurity workforce needs in such areas as autonomous systems, startups, cyber biosecurity, electrical power systems, ports, and more.

Date: Apr 28, 2021
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Early career faculty earn 14 National Science Foundation CAREER awards

Over the past 25 years, Virginia Tech researchers have earned 171 National Science Foundation Early Career Development Awards (CAREER). For the 2020 fiscal year, 14 Virginia Tech early career scientists and engineers have been granted CAREER awards, totaling over $4 million in research funding.

Date: Aug 28, 2020
Stoddard in 2016 as Commanding Officer of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron FOUR
Class of 2021: Ryan Stoddard caps off a 20-year military career with a doctoral degree

Stoddard has been many places in his 20-year military career. He spent a year and a half working for Gen. James Mattis when Mattis was secretary of defense, and now Stoddard is finishing a Ph.D. to start a new chapter in his career as an academic.

Date: May 03, 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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