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Academy induction
College of Engineering inducts five members into the Academy of Engineering Excellence at Virginia Tech

The 2020 inductees were selected from among approximately 68,000 living Virginia Tech engineering alumni. Each academy member has made sustained contributions in engineering and/or leadership throughout illustrious careers.

Date: Sep 22, 2020
Zian Jia
Researchers find cuttlebone’s microstructure sits at a ‘sweet spot’ for lightweight, stiff, and damage-tolerant design

In a study published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Ling Li’s research team investigated the internal microstructure of cuttlebone, a highly porous internal shell designed by nature to be extremely lightweight, stiff, and damage-tolerant.

Date: Sep 11, 2020
COVID research
Virginia Tech research sees continued growth

Research expenditures are up and sponsored awards have increased by 15 percent, building upon the prior year’s expenditure total of $542 million, despite the impact of COVID-19 felt nationally by higher education institutes, according to preliminary fiscal year-end reports.

Date: Sep 08, 2020
DREAMS lab's novel respirator design and shell molds
DREAMS lab designs novel respirator for health care workers fighting COVID-19

Led by mechanical engineering professor Chris Williams, the DREAMS lab has designed a novel respirator using rapid tooling and 3D printing resources from on-campus makerspaces and research labs.

Date: Sep 03, 2020
Robert Moore poses for a photograph, wearing a dark sports coat.
Chemistry’s Robert Moore appointed as new director of MII

Moore, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been named as director of the Virginia Tech Macromolecules Innovation Institute, an interdisciplinary science and engineering research center.

Date: Sep 01, 2020
middle school students working on a hands-on engineering activity
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

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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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