An electrical and computer engineering professor, Agah is focused on design and fabrication of semiconductor and microfluidic chips and integrated microsystems with applications in public safety, environmental monitoring, health care, and homeland security.
This year’s showcase by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will include its autonomous Ford F-150, fresh off the successful Safely Operating Automated Driving Systems demonstrations in Arlington. The demonstrations were part of a five-year effort to help solve challenges that public safety officials experience.
As visionary leader of the Fralin Life Sciences Institute, McCarley was elected fellow for his groundbreaking contributions to the first clinically available test for HIV as well as personalized medicine diagnostic devices for the detection of cancer and treatment-resistant bacterial infections.
Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Research Director Eric Burger has been named a 2023 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Over the past 40 years, Burger’s contributions to the advancement of communications networks have been significant and far-reaching.
The initiative, launched in 2022, is funded by Amazon, housed in the College of Engineering, and directed by researchers at the Sanghani Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics on Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus and at the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus in Alexandria.
BEAM Diagnostics Inc., a behavioral health company that sprung from research from Virginia Tech’s Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has been awarded a $1.84 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to commercialize its technology to improve assessment of opioid use disorder in outpatient medical clinics.
Based on fiscal year 2023 data estimates, federal, state, local, and private research awards grew a combined 17 percent, while research expenditures rose 12 percent in a single year. Over a two-year period, awards have seen a 31 percent increase and expenditures a 28 percent increase.
This course will guide researchers through hands-on customer discovery, defining value propositions, and shaping startup opportunities. Designed for researchers with promising technologies with eligibility for NSF's National I-Corps program upon completion of the course.
Since its founding in 2010, the research institute has become a focal point for biomedical research across Virginia Tech. It now has more than 450 faculty, staff, and students in Roanoke and Washington, D.C., supporting research fueled by $173.7 million in external grants.
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine alumnus and Fralin Biomedical Research Institute inventor create a tool to analyze patenting efficiency as a metric for moving health discoveries from lab bench to patient bedside.
The newest addition to the Hokie beer lineup is now available! Fightin' Hokies Hefeweizen is a toast to the Department of Food Science and Technology's academic partners in Germany. This traditional Bavarian wheat beer is now available in stores, restaurants, and bottle shops in Virginia.
The center provides trademark and patent assistance to the public at University Libraries' branch locations in Blacksburg, Roanoke, and the greater Washington, D.C., metro area. "No one in our state provides this services for the general public. It's filling a gap.," said Sarah Over, University Libraries engineering collections and research analyst.
More than 100 leaders from higher education, industry, and government came together to discuss the group effort needed for the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States to lead in semiconductor manufacturing during the CHIPS for Virginia Summit.
Industry, government, and academic leaders convened at Northrop Grumman's headquarters in Falls Church, Va. for the CHIPS for Virginia Summit. The event was a critical conversation on how to propel Virginia forward in the semiconductor economy and celebrate the Virginia Alliance for Semiconductor Technology (VAST), a new statewide alliance of higher education institutions supporting the semiconductor industry. The event hosted by Virginia Tech, focused on how Virginia is matching the momentum generated by the CHIPS and Science Act to support the semiconductor industry.
Eric Schvimmer, executive vice president of engineering and chief technology officer at Bloomberg Industry Group shares his philosophy for leadership and what makes the Bloomberg family of companies unique.