people + news
Article ItemFrom Reddit to racing with Elon Musk , article
The Hyperloop at Virginia Tech team may have started with a simple Reddit post, but their race to invent the next major form of transportation has the undergraduate team tackling a complex engineering question.
Article ItemRolls-Royce invites Ph.D. students to Indianapolis , article
Virginia Tech is one of Rolls-Royce's 31 university partners worldwide and the only one capable of conducting a specific research capability needed by the aviation giant.
Article ItemInspiring thousands of K-12 students to invent , article
More than 5,000 students and teachers have wired, programmed, and crafted their ways to STEM discovery in the Thinkabit Lab.
Article ItemAutonomous robots in the desert , article
An interdisciplinary, cross-cultural Virginia Tech team and their autonomous vehicles journeyed to Abu Dhabi for an exclusive worldwide competition.
Article ItemThe Virginia Tech lab powering your devices , article
Virginia Tech's Center for Power Electronics Systems had humble beginnings, but the growing importance of the power electronics field — and founder Fred Lee's tenacity — ensured that didn't last long.
Article ItemMeet the new dean , article
Dean Julia M. Ross brings a unique perspective to the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech at a dynamic time in the university’s history.
research + innovation
Article ItemFour questions with four NSF CAREER award winners , article
Our four National Science Foundation CAREER award winners reflect on their fields, research, and surprises along the way.
Article ItemRetapping trust, starting with Flint , article
Virginia Tech engineers had to do more than help fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan — they had to rebuild trust with science.
Article ItemFist bumps, golf grips, Kapton , article
How additive manufacturing is helping a local 12-year-old girl, your golf game, and the exploration of space.
alumni + giving
Article ItemThe little-known backstory of one of Virginia Tech’s most popular labs , article
The Joseph F. Ware Jr. Advanced Engineering Laboratory was a product of the right time, the right place, and the right people.
Article ItemAlumna takes her coding talents to YouTube , article
Above all, the computer science alumna wants to be known for being a good software engineer.
Article Item16 motion capture suits, a world of research impact , article
An alumnus' generosity spurs innovative research in body motion and injury prevention.