In 15 years, a forest of giant wind turbines – able to protect themselves in severe weather by folding in their rotor blades like palm trees in a hurricane – could be planted off the coast of Virginia, delivering enough energy to power as many as 500,000 homes, thanks to research that has earned a $3.56 million federal grant for the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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In May, the Data Science Institute graduated 44 students with the University of Virginia’s first master’s degrees in data science.
Uva researchers are working to create a digital network of print materials created during the Enlightenment.
Yanjun Qi, assistant professor of computer science in the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science – is appling machine learning in a variety of contexts.
The University of Virginia’s Applied Research Institute has signed an agreement with the Navy Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division to support a variety of research efforts, including work in the area of cyber security and big data analytics, and to provide executive education to military and civilian leaders working with the agency.
As dean of the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science, James H. Aylor has grown enrollment, added faculty, and increased research revenue.
The University of Virginia is perhaps best known for the quality of its undergraduate student experience, but the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of graduate and professional programs underscores U.Va.’s qualities in those areas as well.