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Article ItemVirginia Tech receives $2.8 million grant from the Department of Defense; Stephanie Travis named director of Senior Military College Cyber Institute , article
The grant will be allocated toward supporting scholarships for students interested in careers focused on cybersecurity and critical foreign languages, and supporting experiential learning opportunities.
Article ItemVirginia Tech performs mission-critical computing research for National Science Foundation , article
Virginia Tech, University of Pittsburgh, Brigham Young University, and the University of Florida will meet next week virtually to discuss future synergies as part of the National Science Foundation's Center for Space, High-Performance, and Resilient Computing.
Article ItemClass of 2021: Computer science graduate Allyson Senger accelerates path to teaching , article
As she prepares to participate in her first in-person commencement, Senger will be the third in her family to graduate from Virginia Tech, following both her father and grandfather who also earned engineering degrees. “I knew when I became interested in STEM that I wanted to come study at Virginia Tech,” she said.
Article ItemHume Center students selected for Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program , article
The goal of the program is to support the recruitment of new cyber talent and the retention of current highly skilled professionals within the DoD cyber workforce.
Article ItemOn the home stretch, graduate students say fellowships made all the difference , article
“The idea is that when you reach the point where you need to be 100 percent focused on your research, that’s when unfettered financial assistance really matters,” says computer science alumnus Greg Lavender, on establishing the department's first two graduate fellowships.
Article ItemHistorians launch website offering uncensored views from American soldiers in World War II , article
The American Soldier in World War II website officially launches on Dec. 7, offering the general public a remarkably honest glimpse into the minds of military service members amid humanity’s deadliest war.
Article ItemSeed investments set young ideas on the path to becoming fully fledged — and funded — projects , article
Ten faculty members have won funding that will give them the resources to pursue new ideas for collaborative projects.
Article ItemiTHRIV funds efforts to combat obesity, understand self-harm, and reduce waste by Virginia Tech scientists and partners , article
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia awarded $200,000 in pilot funds to five multi-institutional research projects at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Virginia Tech, Inova Health System, and Carilion Clinic.
Article ItemNorthrop Grumman commits $12.5 million toward quantum research and education , article
The company’s commitment will dramatically enhance the university’s work in a field with the potential to reshape industries and profoundly alter the dynamics of national security.
Article ItemMatt Hicks receives NSF CAREER award to develop tools for enhanced hardware security , article
Recently awarded a five-year Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award by the National Science Foundation, Hicks said his research will further enhance hardware security, especially in the United States, by identifying novel weaknesses and enabling him to learn more about the design space for security tools.
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