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VTTI partners with Commonwealth Cyber Initiative to host technology showcase

In an effort to foster collaborative efforts the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) Southwest Virginia Node hosted a technology showcase in partnership with the Virginia Tech Transportation…

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Accredited drone curriculum comes to mechanical engineering

Kevin Kochersberger, associate professor in mechanical engineering, was part of a team that established an academy for drone pilots in Malawi. Now he's bringing that experience to Virginia Tech…

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Bringing bat-like sonar to drones

Professor Rolf Mueller and his students want to replicate the ability of bats to navigate through complex environments, thus creating drones that can operate in dense foliage or autonomous underwater…

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First drone deliveries in the U.S. begin in Christiansburg

Drone delivery is now being launched for a trial run. Launched by Wing, in partnership with Virginia Tech's Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), drones were sent to three locations around…

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2019 Kentland Farm field day

Local farmers gathered at Kentland Farm to participate in a field day event which involved demonstrations of new technology and techniques.

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Honors College students visit Drone Park to learn about drone deliveries, technology

Honors College Instructor Joanie Banks-Hunt is leading a course called drone age-innovation where students learn about how drone deliveries can be used for helping in a disaster situation or some…

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Monitoring pollen levels with drones at Hemp Research Day

Shane Ross uses drones to sample for pollen.

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Partnership Provides Drone Access

The University Libraries at Virginia Tech and the Virginia Tech Drone Park are teaming up to lend drones to faculty, staff, and students. The partnership lowers the barrier to accessing emerging…

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On the Record with Virginia Tech: Mark Blanks

It’s no longer a novelty to see a drone overhead, but knowing its purpose or who is flying it can be pretty challenging. Join Virginia Tech expert Mark Blanks for a conversation about topics…

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