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BME major Julia Wakefield found her passion through service and helping others.

Julia Wakefield, a Biomedical Engineering major in the Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics department found purpose in service and working with the local community. ENABLE, a club at Virginia Tech…

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HokieTalks: Assistive technology for farmers with mobility limitations

Alexander Leonessa, Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch his talk, "Assistive technology for farmers with mobility…

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Researchers design software, creating robots to help humans

Virginia Tech researchers in the Hybrid Dynamic Systems and Robot Locomotion design software for different gaits of legged robots, allowing the machines to assist people with disabilities to walk and…

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Virginia Tech students engineer device to help alumna thrive

A Virginia Tech couple returns to campus, twenty years after receiving their graduate degrees, to share the power of the Ut Prosim (That I May Serve.)

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Harvesting watermelons with agBOT

A student-lead team designed the agBOT watermelon harvester to help aging farmers. The machine can autonomously identify and harvest ripe watermelons. A passive slapper mechanism thumps the…

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