Amazon, Alexandria, and Virginia Tech have developed a bold and exciting vision for the future. Virginia Tech Engineering is ready to build it." says Dean Julia Ross.

Virginia Tech Engineer Magazine

      • A drone hovers in the air above tall corn stalks.
      • The future of farming

        Spurred by a graying workforce, Virginia Tech researchers are laying the groundwork for an accessible future of agriculture.

      • Close up of a experiment on a microscope stage.
      • Record number of early career faculty win national awards

        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.

      • Paige Kassalen posing in a hanger in front of the Google Solar Impulse plane.
      • Full speed ahead

        From planes to cars, there’s no stopping 25 year-old alumna Paige Kassalen, who made history with the world’s first solar-powered flight.

Engineering Videos

Virginia Tech Engineering in the News

The Kojo Nnamdi Show: The Pipeline From Schools To Tech Jobs: What HQ2 Means For Education In Our Region
Incentives, Education Combine to Land Amazon in Northern Virginia
International Business Times
- New packaging could reduce inadvertent waste
Chicago Tribune
- Flint researchers find alarming levels of lead in Cicero, Berwyn tap water, suggesting thousands of older homes at risk
International Business Times - 3D-Printed Graphene: New Technique Could Create Objects In Any Shape, Size
Fast Company The way we build doesn’t take climate disaster seriously enough
Fast Company - Lockheed Martin’s new job interview is a 14-foot-tall black box and a near-impossible aerospace equation
Forbes - Tenacity: The ultimate skill when it really matters
Associated Press - Virginia Tech researchers get award to study exoskeletons
Outside Magazine - The Cycle Life: This lab ranked the safest bike helmets
Fast Company - This bike helmet can fold down to the size of a water bottle
Scientific American - Antifreeze surface fights ice with ice
The Times of London - Scientists give frost the cold shoulder
The Verge - Scientists are harvesting water by building fog harps and zapping the air
Daily Mirror - Scientists develop 'super slippery' packaging that ensures you get every last drop of ketchup
Business Insider - The most common mistakes people make when choosing passwords, according to research
EdScoop - Virginia Tech to build blockchain-focused curriculum
Robotics Business Review - Tabletop grapes to get picked by robots in India, with help from Virginia
WIRED - Students turn the chevy camaro into a eco-happy future machine
Roanoke Times - Virginia Tech concussion lab expands rating system to soccer headgear
USA Today - Young NASCAR driver Erik Jones touring college campuses


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