Richmond-Petersburg regional coalition, including VCU, awarded $53 million in Build Back Better Regional Challenge

Virginia Commonwealth University, will receive nearly $53 million as one of 21 winners of the national Build Back Better Regional Challenge.

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Engineering student is gaining real-world experience through a SMART scholarship

Sekai Clayton, a rising senior, is serving a summer internship with the Department of Defense.


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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VCU receives $1 million grant to increase minority Ph.D. STEM students

The funding is designed to guide students through the early years of a doctoral program when many drop out.

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New testbeds at VCU College of Engineering boost the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative’s capabilities in securing NextG, medical devices and smart cities

The testbeds were developed under the leadership of Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D., director of the CCI Central Virginia regional node and professor and chair of VCU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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VCU chapter of National Academy of Inventors inducts eight faculty researchers

The university’s research enterprise is growing stronger because of a ‘culture of collaboration’ that benefits people and changes lives, said VCU President Michael Rao.

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The Dreams to Reality Incubator: open for business

At Virginia Commonwealth University, the Dreams to Reality Incubator (D2Ri) is the place where students, faculty and local businesses work to develop partnerships for introducing new products to market.


20 VCU Engineering faculty among world’s most-cited researchers in 2021, according to Stanford University study

VCU Engineering faculty are among the world's most-cited researchers.

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Q&A with Patrick Martin, Ph.D.

5 Questions, 5 Answers, 5 Minutes – Featuring Patrick J. Martin, Ph.D., Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Catching up with VCU Engineering’s first graduates: The Class of 2000

Meet Shahab Siddiqui, Ph.D., a member of VCU Engineering's first graduating class. "Some of my family members joked back then that 'VCU opened an engineering school for you,' as I was a new immigrant to the U.S. and looking for electrical engineering programs in Virginia," he recalled.

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