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News 2014

December
November
October
September
09/17/2014

Dr. Nicole Abaid is one of PopSci's "Brilliant 10"

  Supported by a Junior Faculty Collaborative research award from the Institute for Critical Technology and Ap...

August
08/18/2014

ISCE and ICTAS fund proposal to study Ethics and Autonomous Vehicle Technologies (AVT)

A collaborative proposal put forth by Virginia Tech professors hailing from Sociology, Science and Technology, the Center for Public Adm...

08/12/2014

Patent issued: Fiber array for optical imaging and therapeutics

BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 – Drs. Christopher Rylander, Thomas A. Campbel...

July
07/30/2014

Drs. Christopher Williams, Thomas Campbell and Olga Ivanova win 2014 Emerald Outstanding Paper Award

A preeminent publication in its field, Rapid Prototyping Journal has selected the 2013 paper entitled "Additive manufacturing (AM) and nanotechnology: promises and challenges" authored by Drs. Olga S. Ivanova, Christopher B. Williams, and Thomas A. Campbell for their 2014 Emera...

June
06/26/2014

Opening India

In a beautiful ribbon cutting ceremony in India that was attended, among others, by President Charles W. Steger, Dean Richard Benson, and Director R...

06/02/2014

Virginia Tech makes its first appearance at AUVSI

It was Virginia Tech’s first year joining the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Tr...

May
05/13/2014

The Next Wave: 4D Printing

Our own Tom Campbell prepared this report on what comes after 3D printing. ...

April
04/15/2014

ICTAS 2014 RFP awards announced

The Institute of Critical Technology and Applied Science presented two distinct funding opportunities to the academic research community this year—a Junior Faculty Collaborative proposal request and a Transformative Science and Technology Seed proposal request.  The institute could nev...

04/15/2014

FY 2015 ISCE-ICTAS Request for Proposals

Ethical Development of Autonomous Vehicle Technologies The Institute for Society, Culture and Environment (ISCE) and the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) are soliciting proposal submissions from Virginia Tech faculty for a joint funding ...

March
03/28/2014

Faculty paper selected as the 2014 Outstanding Paper winner for Rapid Prototyping Journal

ICTAS researcher Tom Campbell co-authored the paper which won a top award. ...

03/07/2014

Drones & Jobs

February
02/27/2014

Guidelines for the safe use of unmanned aircraft

Virginia Tech is a national leader in research related to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), often referred to as “drones.” The university is privileged to have been selected as a UAS Test Site Operator by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Test Site staff are anxious to wor...

02/10/2014

Paper receives 'Editor's Choice for 2013'

Chris Arena and Roop Mahajan had a paper published in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and was selected as one of the “Editor’s Choice for 2013.” The paper discusses irreversible electroporation as a new technology for removing abnormal tissue that utilizes pulsed el...

January
01/23/2014

Faculty members receive grants from the Virginia Innovation Partnership

Virginia Tech faculty members’ ideas to add dynamic spectrum access capability to wireless devices, help provide high-speed Internet to remote areas, and improve the safety of materials have received awards from the Virginia Innovation Partnership i6 Challenge. College of Engineer...

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