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A printed flexible sheet of piezoelectric smart material (Photo by H. Cui of the Zheng Lab)
Mechanical engineers develop process to 3D print piezoelectric materials

New printing technique and materials could be used to develop intelligent materials and self-adaptive infrastructures and transducers.

Date: Jan 25, 2019
Marion Blakey
Rolls-Royce, Wings Club executives on campus Thursday, April 19

Hear Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America and Wings Club executive Marion Blakey’s perspective on the many career opportunities that exist in aviation, aerospace, and defense and where the industry is heading.

Date: Apr 17, 2018
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
student strolling along the Drillfield on a spring day surrounded by blooming trees
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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