October
10/02/2015

Virginia Tech to lead national, five-year study on head impacts in youth football

Virginia Tech is leading a $3.3 million, multi-center, five-year study that will track head impact exposure in children — the largest and most comprehensive biomedical study o...


September
09/07/2015

A Crash Course on Football Helmets

Money can buy athletes many things. The best trainers, the hottest Nikes, the hottest arm candy. But when it comes to purchasing protection for the cranium (that thing that guards the brain), the super-rich don’t have much advantage over Joe Schmo. ...


August
08/28/2015

Controversial guardrail to be crash-tested again

Five months after passing federally-ordered crash tests, the controversial guardrail blamed for dozens of deaths and injuries is being tested again, this time by a U.S. state which has been aggressively investigating the highway product. Dr. Clay Gabler comments. ...


June
06/03/2015

Board of Visitors approves 2015 promotions, tenure, continued appointments

BLACKSBURG, Va., June 3, 2015 – The Virginia Tech Board ...


May
05/13/2015

Engineering faculty receive dean’s awards for excellence


05/13/2015

Virginia Tech engineering college honors staff; top awards go to Covey and Vaught

Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering named its two top award winners in the College Association for Staff in Engineering (CASE) for 2015. They are Amanda Covey of Blacksburg, Virginia, and of the ...


April
04/20/2015

Students win awards at Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium

Congratulations to four students who won awards at this year's RBMC. The students were: Nora Hlavac (Virginia Tech) first place poster Zachary Bailey (Virginia Tech / Wake Forest) first place pr...


March
03/31/2015

ESPN Study: Many hockey helmets unsafe

More than a quarter of all helmets worn by hockey players, from the NHL to youth leagues, are unsafe, according to an independent study provided to "Outside the Lines" ...


03/30/2015

Virginia Tech Engineers Create Hockey Helmet Safety Ratings

Virginia Tech has helped change football for a decade, making the sport safer for athletes without losing the thrill of participating ...


03/20/2015

Stefan M. Duma inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Stefan M. Duma, the Harry C. Wyatt Professor and Department Head of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics at Virginia Tech, to its Colle...


February
02/20/2015

N.F.L. Suspends Use of Helmet Sensors

The N.F.L. will not use sensors in players’ helmets next season to measure head hits, endi...


02/16/2015

Distinguished Seminar Series: Human Modeling and its Applications in Injury Biomechanics

Monday, February 16th, 11am VT – 310 Ke...


January
01/28/2015

The Truth About the Safety Ratings That Sell Football Helmets


01/22/2015

Distinguished Seminar Series: Multi-Scale Characterization of Human Impact and Injury Response: Applications in Automotive and Military Safety

Thursday, January 22...