VCU College of Engineering hosts Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Showcase

On April 10, 2024, the VCU College of Engineering hosted the inaugural Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Showcase, celebrating the innovative research being conducted by students across all engineering disciplines.

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Outstanding innovation: Five questions with Georgios Karles, Ph.D.

In 2020, Karles received the Outstanding Innovator Award by the Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society for outstanding innovation and industrial leadership in technology. 


Small buildings, big impact: OpenCyberCity Director Sherif Abdelwahed, Ph.D., talks about smart city research and the new capabilities of VCU Engineering’s miniature city

With this increased demand for IoT experience, the VCU College of Engineering formed the OpenCyberCity testbed in 2022. The 1:12 scale model city provides a realistic, small-scale cityscape where students and researchers can experiment with new and existing smart city technology.

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VCU College of Engineering to offer six new master’s programs

The College of Engineering launches new master’s concentrations in aerospace engineering, engineering management, environmental and sustainable engineering, rehabilitation engineering, systems engineering, and tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

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Smaller and Sharper: Nibir Dhar, Ph.D., works to miniaturize mid-wave infrared sensors and improve image quality with advances in materials science and semiconductor design

Nibir Dhar, Ph.D., professor of electrical and computer engineering, is developing a method for miniaturizing MWIR technology to make it more affordable and easily carried by soldiers, who most need the technology.

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Electrical and computer engineering professor receives grant to improve radar technology using artificial intelligence

This year, the Department of Defense awarded 50 minority-serving institutions nationwide, including Virginia Commonwealth University, over $60 million in funds toward defense priority areas.

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Department of Defense awards $9M to create research institute at the VCU College of Engineering

The Convergence Lab Initiative, a cross-disciplinary institute, will bring together scientists, engineers and technicians to solve pressing defense challenges for the U.S.

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Electrical and computer engineering professor receives National Science Foundation grant for his work on rapid assembly and enhancement of single photon sources.

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D., has been awarded a grant for his research into nanophotonics, the study of light with materials at the nanoscale.

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VCU Engineering professor is shaping electronics design in inventive ways

From AI to implantable devices, Supriyo Bandyopadhyay pushes the limits at a small but powerful scale.


Man and machine: Bridging the gap through dance

An arts and engineering team is exploring the potential relationship between robotics and dance.