ICTAS: Facilities

ICTAS Facilities

Facilities include three campus buildings encompassing 173,097 square feet brimming with cutting-edge interdisciplinary research activity. ICTAS also rents approximately 7,000 square feet of laboratory and office space in the Virginia Tech Research Center at Arlington, Virginia.

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Kelly Hall (March 2009)

The four-story building encompasses 99,411 square feet and is located on the Virginia Tech campus at the corner of Turner and Stanger Streets.


This building is headquarters for institute operations and home to collaborative research activity including targeted delivery of nanomedicine, tissue engineering, cognitive radio, environmental nanoscience and technology, sustainable energy, biobased materials, and advanced multifunctional materials. This building is also home to the School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES), several conference rooms, and break rooms.

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ICTAS at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center adjacent to Virginia Tech (July 2007)

The two-story ICTAS Corporate Research Center facility encompasses 32,000 square feet and is located at 1991 Kraft Drive.


This building is designed to minimize interference to instruments from environmental factors such as building vibration and stray electromagnetic fields and is home to the ICTAS Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratory (NCFL). The NCFL occupies the first floor or approximately 16,000 square feet. This laboratory offers sophisticated instrumentation valued at more than $10 million for bio- and nanocharacterization.


The building is also home to an array of research activities including nuclear research, nano CT, X-ray imaging, bioAFM, nanobiomaterials, sensors and structural health monitoring, SuperDARN radar development, Extreme Laboratory research on material response at high temperature, and disaster and risk management, as well as related work and meeting rooms.

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ICTAS II in the Life Sciences District (January 2011)

Located on Washington Street in the Life Sciences District of the Virginia Tech campus, the three-story 42,190-square-foot ICTAS II building has been recognized by the Green Building Certification Institute as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified to the Gold level.


This building is home to research laboratories, office space, and conference rooms. Research activity includes applied environmental biochemistry, fluvial processes, a global laboratory for bioinspired science and technology, nanobiology, nonlinear imaging and spectroscopy, organic nanostructures, pathogen ecology, pipeline corrosion, sustainable water, and a humanoid hospital.

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ICTAS at Virginia Tech Research Center - Arlington

(June 2011)

ICTAS is a tenant in the five-story Virginia Tech Research Center - Arlington facility encompassing 144,000 square feet and located in the 800-900 block of North Glebe Road in Ballston, Virginia.


ICTAS research activity in the Ballston facility is focused in three areas: energy, cyber security, and data analytics. ICTAS space in the facility is approximately 7,000 square feet.

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ICTAS (MC 0193)
Kelly Hall, Suite 410, Virginia Tech
325 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061


(540) 231-2597