News from Computer Science
Article ItemClass of 2019: Computer science opens channels of creativity for Jiayi "JW" Lee , article
Lee credits Virginia Tech and the Department of Computer Science for providing "unique and precious experiences" to grow into her new role as a software engineer for the Microsoft Cloud + AI Team.
Article ItemTraining machines to diagnose human injuries , article
There are some injuries in the musculoskeletal system, such as small tendon tears, that the human eye cannot see. Vincent Wang, the Kevin P. Granata faculty fellow and associate professor in biomedical engineering and mechanics, is using data to train robots to detect these injuries.
Article ItemBlocksburg Summit sets the stage for thought-provoking discourse , article
Virginia Tech's inaugural Blocksburg Summit: Blockchain and Beyond set the stage for an intimate gathering of thought-provoking discourse and a chance to fuel curiosity with more than 160 in attendance in Blacksburg.
Article ItemGrowth in partnerships and startups fueled by Link, License, Launch , article
In 2019, Link, License, Launch has seen 20 new intellectual property licenses, six tech start-ups, and 148 invention disclosures from the Virginia Tech community.
Article ItemState grants to help Virginia Tech stop brain drain, enhance blockchain , article
Virginia Tech received $546,800 from the Growth and Opportunity for Virginia program to spearhead two programs aimed at helping students land internships, boost the Roanoke and New River valley economies, and establish Blacksburg as a blockchain hub.
Article ItemVirginia Tech hosts more than 80 students and faculty members at fourth HBCU-MSI Research Summit , article
The summit has grown to include most of the university’s colleges and several university-level research institutes, as well as interdisciplinary graduate education programs. The Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion organized and coordinated the event.
Article ItemVirginia Tech formalizes commitment to boost tech talent for commonwealth , article
As expected, Virginia Tech’s agreements with the state – one outlining undergraduate growth and one for graduate growth – include $167.7 million in capital funding for the Innovation Campus’s first academic building in Alexandria and $69 million in capital funding for a data and decisions building in Blacksburg.
Article ItemVirginia Tech hosts its second World War II transcribathon to commemorate Veterans Day , article
The 72-hour event — held virtually in Blacksburg and in other locations — will provide groundbreaking access to rare, uncensored comments by World War II soldiers.
Article ItemInnovation Campus master of engineering degree in computer science now accepting applications , article
The application deadlines are: Nov. 15, 2019, for spring 2020 enrollment and Feb. 1, 2020, for fall 2020 enrollment.
Article ItemVirginia Tech hosts inaugural summit on blockchain technology , article
Virginia Tech will host blockchain thought leaders from around the world for its inaugural Blocksburg Summit: Blockchain and Beyond, Nov. 10-12, at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Conference Center.
Article ItemScience and art empower alum to light the stage , article
Troy Fujimura put his interdisciplinary skill set to work as the lighting director for the multimedia kickoff of Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech at the Moss Arts Center.
Article ItemScience and engineering researchers invited to upcoming machine learning workshop , article
The Nov. 4 workshop, hosted by the Macromolecules Innovation Institute, will provide an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to learn from Virginia Tech faculty who already use machine learning in their research.
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