Virginia Tech is leading a grant-funded project to make web archives more valuable to researchers
Zhiwu Xie, director of digital library development for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, is leading the team of library and archive experts to create a curriculum surrounding the technology of web archiving and challenges related to how archivists and librarians can gather the most useful information from archived internet sites and social media.
Jul 09, 2018
Director recognized for contributions to engineering and mathematics
Madhav Marathe, director of the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory of the Biocomplexity Institute at Virginia Tech, has been named a Fellow of SIAM and received the College of Engineering Dean's Award in Research Excellence.
Jul 03, 2018
Changhee Jung receives CAREER Award to make high-performance computing more efficient and error-resilient
Jung's research award will focus on reducing the ever-increasing error rate in high-performance computers without sacrificing energy efficiency or increasing the complexity of hardware.
Jun 26, 2018
FutureHAUS Dubai takes shape at Virginia Tech’s Research + Demonstration Facility
Led by the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, students from five Virginia Tech colleges will compete as the only U.S. collegiate team in the Solar Decathlon Middle East in Dubai, November 2018. The team now has three months to complete the world’s smartest modular solar home – a prototype they hope will become a global model for housing sustainability.
Jun 20, 2018
Computer science researcher meets updated phishing attacks head on
In an age of cyberattacks and data breaches, vigilance alone might not be enough to keep email users protected, according to new research from Virginia Tech that examines the growing sophistication of phishing attacks.
Jun 11, 2018
Virginia Tech team tops in cyber capture-the-flag
Seven computer engineering students took first place in MITRE’s Embedded Capture-the-Flag contest, which tasked them with designing a secure ATM banking system and then attacking the designs of 10 other universities.
Jun 05, 2018
Wenjing Lou named the W.C. English Professor
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2011, Lou’s research in information and network security is a major component of the university’s growing reputation and impact in the critically important area of cybersecurity.
May 29, 2018
Block.one, Virginia Tech team up to build skills in blockchain
As part of the collaboration, Dan Larimer, Block.one chief technology officer, a blockchain pioneer, and a Virginia Tech alumnus, will advise the university on curricula development, including participation in live classroom sessions, seminars, and symposia.
May 18, 2018
B. Aditya Prakash on IEEE magazine's list of 10 young stars to watch in artificial intelligence
The assistant professor of computer science and faculty member at the Discovery Analytics Center made the list for his contributions to understanding, reasoning, and mining the phenomenon of propagation over networks in diverse real-world systems.
May 17, 2018
Gang Wang receives CAREER Award to thwart email phishing attacks
Wang will use the five-year grant, totaling $538,522, to create novel techniques that combine human intelligence and machine learning to combat real-world phishing attacks.
May 16, 2018
Biocomplexity Institute creates computing center to solve science's most complex problems
The Biocomplexity Institute's new data center features a gift from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
May 16, 2018
Despite bumps in the road, engineering team places third in North American autonomous vehicle competition
Virginia Tech’s AutoDrive team faced challenges at home before ever stepping foot in Yuma, Arizona, to compete against seven other universities from the U.S. and Canada.
May 10, 2018
Victory in Europe Day to be commemorated with national effort to make available insights of American soldiers during World War II
A team of Virginia Tech experts will observe the anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day, by engaging the public in helping to bring the written reflections of U.S. soldiers to a broad audience.
May 01, 2018
Virginia Tech graduate students team up with D.C. transit to help enhance customer service
The study, a project in the UrbComp certificate program administered by the Discovery Analytics Center, is one of the first steps in connecting WMATA’s Rush Hour Promise to underlying service disruptions.
Apr 30, 2018
Virginia Tech team one of eight to compete in international autonomous vehicle competition
Fifteen Virginia Tech faculty, undergraduates, and graduate engineering students will travel to Yuma, Arizona, with an autonomous vehicle they built for the first-ever AutoDrive Challenge Competition.
Apr 27, 2018
College of Engineering inducts six members into the Academy of Engineering Excellence
The academy consists of 152 alumni out of Virginia Tech's approximately 67,000 living engineering alumni who have achieved exceptional career successes.
Apr 27, 2018
Triple major, undergraduate researcher Arianna Krinos wins 2018 Goldwater Scholarship
Krinos is majoring in biological sciences, computational modeling and data analytics, and computer science.
Apr 18, 2018
Rolls-Royce, Wings Club executives on campus Thursday, April 19
Hear Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America and Wings Club executive Marion Blakey’s perspective on the many career opportunities that exist in aviation, aerospace, and defense and where the industry is heading.
Apr 17, 2018
Virginia Tech cybersecurity team wins first place in Deloitte cyber threat competition
The interdisciplinary team of Virginia Tech students won the competition for their analysis and incident response approach to a simulated cyberattack.
Mar 30, 2018
Mars explorer and computer science alumnus’ career defined by curiosity and opportunity
Opportunity and Curiosity are not only the names of two of Dave Lavery’s Mars Exploration Rovers, they are apt descriptors of his career path as an alumnus of the Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science.
Mar 30, 2018