"It is often said that a decade in computer science is a century in other sciences," said Jian, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, of the aspects of his field that fascinate him. "New computer hardware technologies constantly emerge."
Virginia Tech Professor of Computer Science and John W. Hancock Professor of Engineering Dimitrios Nikolopoulos has been honored with the Best Paper award, the first to identify with very high probability the critical, error-inducing instruction sequences in programs.
Virginia Tech’s part-time Evening MBA, based in the university’s Northern Virginia Center in metro Washington, D.C., has attracted many Hokies with undergraduate degrees for several reasons, said MBA programs director Dana Hansson.
Camellia Pastore and Sabrina Sturgeon will represent undergraduate and graduate students, respectively, on the Virginia Tech Boards of Visitors during the 2020-21 academic year. They began their terms on July 1.
Researchers at Virginia Tech, University of Hawaii at Manoa, and University of Illinois at Chicago have been awarded a $5 million National Science Foundation to make artificial intelligence technologies broadly accessible.
Forouzesh, a doctoral candidate in the computer science department in the College of Engineering, will join the faculty at California State University, Los Angeles as a tenure-track assistant professor of computer science.
To help address potential ventilator shortages, mechanical engineers at Virginia Tech have partnered with a Carilion Clinic physician to upgrade bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machines, commonly used for treating sleep apnea, into makeshift ventilators.