ICTAS: Downloads

ICTAS Document Downloads

This page is not meant to be an exhaustive listing of all downloads available, but a short directory of some of the more commonly requested pieces. These are PDF pieces and may be accessed by clicking the title, or by right-clicking and saving the files to your computer.

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2012 - 2018 Strategic Plan

Direction and plan for the institute from 2012 - 2018.

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Introduction to ICTAS

Broad scope of ICTAS in general, and the purpose ICTAS serves, and a wide-angle view of ICTAS research thrusts.

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ICTAS Thrust Research (PDF, 7 MB)

Breakdown of the research structure of ICTAS, defined as thrust areas.

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2010 Scientific Report (19 MB)

This 172-page report, published in 2010, compiles many of the research projects that ICTAS awards help to fund.

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NCFL Facilities and Equipment

A PDF of the equipment available at the Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratory.

Connection: The ICTAS Newsletter

ICTAS newsletter, detailing new developments in staff and programs for ICTAS.

Issue 12, January 2013

A focus on sustainability across multiple disciplines. PDF

Issue 11, May 2012

Emerging Research Thrust, LEED™ Certification of ICTAS II, ICTAS-funded seed awards 2012, and more. PDF  |  View Online

Issue 10, May 2011

Nanoscale science and engineering. Also, doctoral scholar poster session and ICTAS II grand opening.  PDF  |  View Online

Issue 9, November 2010

National Security focus. Also, 2010 Doctoral Scholars and several additions to the ICTAS team. PDF  |  View Online

Issue 8, May 2010

Focus on Sustainable Energy. Departure of Chris Cornelius, 2010 Doctoral Scholars.
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Issue 7, November 2009

2009 Doctoral Scholars, new additions to the ICTAS team, first picture of the construction of ICTAS II.  PDF  |  View Online

Issue 6, March 2009

An agreement with Dahlgren, news on the move into ICTAS I, 2009 research awards, cancer research at VT.  PDF  |  View Online

Issue 5, November 2008

Updates on construction of ICTAS I, 2008 Doctoral Scholars, arrival of Chris Cornelius.
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Issue 4, February 2008

Microfossils, funding awards, and the arrival of Professor Padma Rajagopalan.
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Issue 3, November 2007

Opening of the NCFL (then called ICTAS A) and the inaugural doctoral scholar class.
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Issue 2, August 2007

Introduction of NCFL (then called ICTAS A) and initial staff introductions.
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Issue 1, May 2007

Message from VT President Charles Steger, SBES, and more about developing ICTAS facilities.  PDF  |  View Online

4-page flyer: Nuclear Science and Engineering Laboratory

NSEL is a unique research laboratory strategically located within a regional triangle of the Virginia Tech Research Center (VTRC) at Arlington, the Virginia Tech Campus in Blacksburg, and the Center for Advanced Engineering Research (CAER), an industry-based research research hub in New London, Virginia. Under the auspices of the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, NSEL facilitates collaboration among its members and government agencies, industrial organizations, and educational institutions. It draws the expertise of faculty members from different disciplines, and promotes nuclear education by offering workshops, courses, and seminars.

ICTAS 2-page flyers

Deeper exploration of many specific areas which ICTAS helps support.

Additive Manufacturing

Advancing the science, state of the art, and pedagogy of AM and thereby lead the transition of today’s layered fabrication techniques into viable platforms for the realization of end-use products.

Bio-Based Materials Design and Processing Group

Developing technology to produce bio-basedindustrial products in sustainable ways.

Biomedical Imaging

Defining biomedical imaging frontiers, optimize clinical/preclinical
potentials, and train the next generation of imaging scientists and engineers.

Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and System (CEHMS)

Providing integrated solutions to technology problems.

Center for Human-Computer Interaction (CHCI)

Cross-disciplinary research on interactive computing that extends into the everyday life of individuals, groups, and societies.

Innovation-Based Manufacturing (IbM)

Creating a foundation for innovation in manufacturing systems.

Center for Naval Systems (CNavS)

Providing leadership within Virginia Tech
to execute contract research in support of national security.

Center for Systems Biology for Engineered Tissues (ISBET)

Defining a new synthesis and synergy between tissue engineering and systems biology.

Discovery Analytics (DA)

Aiming to position Virginia Tech as a leader in the science of extracting interesting and actionable knowledge from massive databases.

Environmental Nanoscience and Technology

Studing natural nanoparticles in the environment, both the properties and the method by which they enter.

Fuel Cell Research

Providing new ideas and new knowledge that advance fuel cell technology to help meet society’s energy needs.

Humanoid Hospital (HHo)

Developing an intelligent Humanoid Patient that responds to visual, verbal, and tactile cues.

Center for Inflammation

Performing translational investigations unraveling system networks underlying several key human inflammatory diseases.

Nuclear Science and Engineering Lab (NSEL)

Nuclear education and research in the National Capital Region.

Occupational Safety and Health Research Center (OSHRC)

Discovering and disseminating innovative ways to separate humans from hazards through research and training, focusing on applications that reduce fatalities, injuries, illnesses, and accidents.

Sustainable Energy

Advancing science and technology to achieve reliable energy systems with long-term availability, reduced environmental impact, and lower cost.

Sustainable Water Infrastructure Management

Providing research, development, and education related to water and wastewater infrastructure systems.

Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology

Developing a sustainable pipeline of science and technology leaders to meet the needs of the Intelligence Community.

Virginia Tech Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology (VT-SuN)

Committed to advancing sustainable nanotechnology globally.

The Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES)

Providing education and research in the area of biomedical engineering.


Performing leading edge research in wireless communications and to produce high caliber students as future leaders for academia, industry, and government.

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