Highlights and News

Virginia Tech Researchers work to unify knowledge across disciplines

With the goal of reconnecting fragmented knowledge, John Little and his colleagues have developed a tiered, system-of-systems framework to help solve complex socio-environmental problems by incorporating models from a variety of disciplines. A few years ago, Little taught a class on sustainability. “I thought I would look into the sustainability knowledgebase and pick out the Read more…

Andrea Dietrich publishes textbook

For the first time in the 21st century, Andrea M. Dietrich and colleagues published a comprehensive new book detailing global advances for understanding and improving the taste, odor, and consumer perception of drinking water.  Water is an essential beverage in the human diet, and one for which consumers bring their flavor preferences and personal biases Read more…

Linsey Marr receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Linsey Marr, the Charles P. Lunsford Professor in Engineering in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, has earned the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). The award, presented by the CETL to approximately nine Virginia Tech faculty members each academic year, recognizes a faculty member’s effective, engaged, and Read more…