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Nov 21

  INVENTORS OF THE MONTH>>
During the Cold War, US intelligence agents analyzed “chatter” in Soviet communications to identify potential military exercises. These days, computers at the Virginia Tech Discovery Analytics Center analyze worldwide open-source data to forecast geopolitical events of all kinds.
[VTIP Contact: mmiller@vtip.org]

Oct 31

  INVENTORS OF THE MONTH >>
Remember the cyber attack of October 21? They got in through all those connected devices we all have. Joe Tront and Randy Marchany were working on how to protect the Internet of Things before you had even heard of IoT!
[VTIP Contact: mmiller@vtip.org]

Sept 26

  INVENTORS OF THE MONTH>>
In The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s sailors famously complained "Water, water, every where, | Nor any drop to drink." As readily available fresh water becomes more scarce, research and development of technologies for sustainable water and wastewater treatment and recovery become more important to society. Fortunately, Zhen (Jason) He is on the case!
[VTIP Contact: gbrewer@vtip.org]

Aug 25

  INVENTORS OF THE MONTH>>
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation recognizes Pinhas Ben-Tzvi, along with his co-inventors, graduate students William Rone, Wael Saab, Bijo Sebastian, and Eric Refour, as Inventors of the Month for August 2016 for five inventions disclosed to Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties Inc.
[VTIP Contact: gbrewer@vtip.org]

Jul 20

  IN THE NEWS >>
On the 40th anniversary of the Viking I landing on Mars, The Roanoke Times investigated Virginia Tech's role in exploring the red planet with Dr. Javid Bayandor and the CRASH Lab.
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  INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE>>
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