Drug delivery, new therapies, AI, VR: Array of VCU inventors receive Commercialization Fund awards

A Virginia Commonwealth University pharmacy professor and his team have repurposed a long-approved drug that could soon be used to treat eye disorders such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.

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Faculty, staff discuss the ‘perplexing, exciting and scary’ implications of AI, such as ChatGPT, on campus

University developing resources for using artificial intelligence technology in the academic setting. “It’s going to change every aspect of the university,” one panelist said.

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Computer science faculty member wins award for collaborative project with appliance manufacturer Hamilton Beach

Alberto Cano, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science, worked with the appliance manufacturer to develop and implement a business intelligence service on the Microsoft Azure cloud. The software helps Hamilton Beach monitor product sales on the web.


VCU Engineering faculty among world’s most-cited researchers in 2022, according to Stanford University study

A study from Elsevier BV, based at Stanford University, finds that 17 VCU College of Engineering professors are in the world’s top 2% of most-cited researchers in 2022.

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Undergraduates apply knowledge to real-world questions during VCU Engineering summer research program

This summer, several students took part in VCU Engineering’s National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) curriculum.

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‘GenCyber’ bootcamp aimed at building next generation of cybersecurity pros

Hosted by the VCU College of Engineering and Cybersecurity Center, the week-long bootcamp welcomed middle and high school students from across Richmond at no cost to participants.


Research office creates new institutes, centers to enrich VCU innovation, scholarship and creativity

As Virginia Commonwealth University rises to meet societal challenges, new research centers selected for their transdisciplinary nature are expanding a campus environment rich in research, scholarship and creativity.

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Research team aims to enhance security of medical devices

A team of Virginia Commonwealth University researchers has received support from the National Science Foundation for a project that aims to increase the security of internet-connected medical devices.

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Two VCU Engineering juniors awarded SMART Scholarships for 2021-22

Two VCU College of Engineering undergraduates have received Science, Math and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarships for 2021-22. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) established the highly competitive SMART Scholarship program to support the nation’s top science and engineering students.

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Faculty members receive promotions and tenure 2022

Please join us in congratulating faculty members who have received academic promotions and/or tenure.

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