Wind Tunnel

Operated by the Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Department, the Stability Wind Tunnel is one of the largest operated by a university in the United States. It’s just one example of the prime research facilities available for collaborative research.

   

Wind Tunnel Operated by the Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Department, the Stability Wind Tunnel is one of the largest operated by a university in the United States. It’s just one example of the prime research facilities available for collaborative research.

Wind Tunnel

Operated by the Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Department, the Stability Wind Tunnel is one of the largest operated by a university in the United States. It’s just one example of the prime research facilities available for collaborative research.

   

Wind Tunnel Operated by the Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Department, the Stability Wind Tunnel is one of the largest operated by a university in the United States. It’s just one example of the prime research facilities available for collaborative research.

Researcher with Laser

With more than $454 million in research expenditures for fiscal year 2012, Virginia Tech ranked* in the top 5 percent of research universities and was the only Virginia institution in the top 50. (*FY11 Annual National Science Foundation (NSF) survey of more than 900 institutions)

   

Researcher with Laser With more than $454 million in research expenditures for fiscal year 2012, Virginia Tech ranked* in the top 5 percent of research universities and was the only Virginia institution in the top 50. (*FY11 Annual National Science Foundation (NSF) survey of more than 900 institutions)

MRI Machine

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute leverages Virginia Tech’s world-class strength in basic sciences, bioinformatics, and engineering with Carilion Clinic’s highly experienced medical staff and rich history in medical education. It’s just one example of how Virginia Tech works with private industry to advance research and enhance the regional economy.

   

MRI Machine The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute leverages Virginia Tech’s world-class strength in basic sciences, bioinformatics, and engineering with Carilion Clinic’s highly experienced medical staff and rich history in medical education. It’s just one example of how Virginia Tech works with private industry to advance research and enhance the regional economy.

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At Virginia Tech, collaboration is at our core. Faculty, staff, and students have worked side by side with business and industry to accelerate entrepreneurialism and enhance economic impact through 13 consecutive years of research growth. Highly creative and applied research with commercial advantages has led to 866 collaborative funding awards in a single year1.

Join us now. Invent cancer treatments. Build resilient communities. Lead the world in cybersecurity, advance the science of sustainability, and create technology. That’s just the beginning of the impact we can make together.

1 Source: Virginia Tech Office of Research.

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The land grant mission commits Virginia Tech to research and discovery that serve the public good of the community, the commonwealth, the nation, and global society. Advancing the land grant mission in creating tomorrow’s knowledge connects the most advanced fields of inquiry with the obligation to transform this knowledge into practical, aesthetic, social, and commercial applications that serve the public good. As a modern land grant university, Virginia Tech must seek to expand its research activities nationally and internationally, to capitalize on the success of traditional land grant research and to broaden Virginia Tech’s portfolio in a range of research areas such as business, the social sciences, health sciences, and science policy, to highlight a few examples.

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