Virginia Tech Magazine
Spring 2009

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The Corporate Research Center at Virginia Tech

Roe-Hoan Yoon , the Nicholas T. Camicia Professor of Mining and Mineral Engineering in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering,

Bicycles (Harper Collins), the new book of poems by Nikki Giovanni, University Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech
CRC celebrates 20 years >>

Since the opening of its first structure in 1988, the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (CRC) has grown to house about 140 tenant companies in 24 buildings.

New technology extracts water from coal slurries >>

Peter Bethell of Arch Coal Inc. reports that a dewatering technology developed at Virginia Tech has succeeded in reducing the moisture content of ultrafine coal to less than 20 percent, transforming it to a salable product.

Giovanni's tips for writing a love poem >>

A new book of love poetry has been published by internationally known author Nikki Giovanni, University Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech.

Professors recognized for research, leadership

Virginia Tech engineers investigating space weather conditions
Professors recognized for research, leadership >>

Department of English faculty members were honored with prestigious creative and scholarly accolades in 2008, including two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships.

Investigating space weather conditions >>

J. Michael Ruohoniemi, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is the lead principal investigator on a new $6 million grant to build additional radar units for the the Super Dual Auroral Radar Network.

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