Virginia Tech Engineer Magazine
The future of farming
Spurred by a graying workforce, Virginia Tech researchers are laying the groundwork for an accessible future of agriculture.
Tapping the ripple effect
Virginia Tech engineers lead an EPA-funded effort that taps a growing crowd of consumers who want to learn how to better protect themselves from lead.
Out of the lab, into the field
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.
Virginia Tech Engineering in the News
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WVTF: 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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For the first time on any university campus, @LockheedMartin is bringing their Challenge Box Sept. 18-20. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day, students will have the opportunity to solve a tough problem presented in the box. A grand prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the one who can unravel the problem, provide the winning answer, and unlock the box. Do you have what it takes to unlock the Box? Link to our Facebook event is posted in our bio.