While traditional fog harvesters use mesh netting to catch these droplets, the fog harp opts for a vertical array of wires instead, a design change that increases their collection capacity for clean water by threefold.
With a green building certification of LEED silver, the renovated and expanded Holden Hall will allow two departments to recruit the best faculty and students and further build upon their rich shared history through the processes of extraction to purification.
Some of the youngest faculty are poised to further research in critical areas, collectively earning 11 National Science Foundation CAREER awards and five Young Investigator awards — a record high in college and university history.
The 2018 academy inductees were nominated and selected from its 74,000 living alumni base for having achieved exceptional career successes and represent a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds, reflecting the broadening of the field of engineering.
Virginia Tech engineers have teamed up with a choreographer for a radical, creative approach to visualizing microscopic acoustic phenomena. The goal? Developing technologies that could lead to more effective treatments for cancer and other diseases.
Within a week of becoming friends, alumni Rob Wallace and Walter Barnes were making plans on future entrepreneurial ventures. Fifteen years later, they’re realizing the vision with a unique project in the clean energy sector.