Be it local, regional, or global, research initiatives focus on improving daily life, to some of the most complex threats to humanity in fields of security, resilience, health, and sustainability.

By The Numbers*

  • Ranked 8th out of 381 institutions in annual NSF survey for engineering research expenditures.
  • $228.5 million spent on research in FY2014, up from $214.4 million in FY2013.
  • 45% of all research spending at Virginia Tech is engineering related.

*Based on article: Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering breaks new ground, (Feb. 20, 2016) and National Science Foundation Survey rankings