VCU hosts Richmond FBI Cyber Collegiate Academy, ushering over 200 students into a month-long cybersecurity awareness journey

Throughout this month-long educational initiative, students from VCU, the University of Richmond and Virginia Union University learned about cybersecurity and law enforcement from FBI field professionals.


Virtual reality surgical simulator with haptic feedback helps surgeons hone their skills

VCU Engineering researchers collaborate with VCU Health to develop and commercialize new technology.

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Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D., computer science professor, inducted into the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Kurgan's research aims to improve understanding of life at the molecular level using computer-based modeling.

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Representing medical advances and transdisciplinary research, 22 VCU researchers are inducted into National Academy of Inventors

“The unstoppable knowledge creation and the transformative innovation being carried out here is felt locally, nationally and globally,” said P. Srirama Rao, Ph.D., vice president for research and innovation.

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Researchers fight cybercrime with new digital forensic tools and techniques

Irfan Ahmed, Ph.D., leads computer scientists working to protect nuclear plants, dams and other critical infrastructure.

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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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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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Undergraduate co-founds, leads nonprofit to give U.S. voters easier access to info on local candidates’ campaign finances

Now building an app for her nonprofit, Erika Misseri credits a VCU course that ‘changed her life’ for encouraging her to pursue research

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Computer science major helps create app for underserved population

The app will help caregivers of children with Down syndrome keep track of medical records, appointments and more.

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