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Virginia Tech manages a research portfolio of $513 million.
Targeted areas of research that have been transformed into formal research entities and receive support from ICTAS.
Expenditures, supported faculty and students, and investments.
Schools, Centers, and Initiatives
ICTAS continues to invest in large ongoing centers to help further expand the university research enterprise.
Unused power exists in various forms such as industrial machines, human activity, vehicles, vibrating structures and various other environment sources.
Over the past decade, several energy harvesting approaches have been proposed using solar, thermoelectric, electromagnetic, piezoelectric, and capacitive schemes. CEHMS brings together expertise in all these energy harvesting areas ranging from materials to system integration. It targets the possibility of realizing “self-powered” integrated hybrid systems.