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Article ItemTeam taps into wastewater antibiotic-resistant gene monitoring , article
“This really excites me because we can really be proactive,” said Liqing Zhang, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and NSF principal investigator. “The need for wastewater monitoring has been recognized internationally, but there is no unified cyberinfrastructure system in place to enable the monitoring.”
Article ItemAerospace, Defense, and Intelligence Career Fair taking place on Oct. 1 , article
The virtual event aims to connect employers in the intelligence, defense, and aerospace communities with top engineering students for potential internship, co-operative, and/or full-time employment opportunities in the national security field.
Article ItemScholarships drive Innovation Campus' first graduate degree program , article
Steven Barnett, a scholarship recipient, will join Lance Collins, vice president and executive director of the Innovation Campus, for a virtual Tech on Tap panel on Sept. 23 to discuss his perspectives on the new Innovation Campus master of engineering in computer science program.
Article ItemEarly career faculty earn 14 National Science Foundation CAREER awards , article
Over the past 25 years, Virginia Tech researchers have earned 171 National Science Foundation Early Career Development Awards (CAREER). For the 2020 fiscal year, 14 Virginia Tech early career scientists and engineers have been granted CAREER awards, totaling over $4 million in research funding.
Article ItemPowered by artificial intelligence, CT scans could fill gaps in COVID-19 testing , article
Algorithms that boost the resolution of lung scans can help doctors visualize telltale signs of COVID-19, potentially offering a faster, more accurate way to test for the disease.
Article ItemXun (Steve) Jian receives NSF CAREER award to bolster cyberinfrastructure performance , article
"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."
Article ItemDimitrios Nikolopoulos receives best paper award at international electronic design automation conference , article
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.
Article ItemVirginia Tech’s MBA can help new graduates sharpen skills, add credentials , article
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.
Article ItemCollege of Science launches Academy of Data Science to help meet demand for data scientists , article
Tom Woteki has been named founding director of the Academy of Data Science, a new program within the College of Science.
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