Volgenau School of Engineering has received approval for three new
programs from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.The programs are:
in Mechanical Engineering
in Cyber Security Engineering
three programs will officially launch in January 2015.
great many individuals contributed to the development and approval
programs, but particular thanks go to Oscar Barton (Mechanical
Peggy Brouse (Cyber Security Engineering); and Peter Katona,
and Joe Pancrazio (Bioengineering).
[Note:Applicants to this program
must be U.S. citizens.If
you have questions about the program, see
the URL for the program or contact the program manager listed
Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to
announce that the
Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now
applications for the 2014 solicitation.Applications are due 5:00pm ET on Wednesday September 24,
SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S.
students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a
laboratory in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist for a
period of 3
to 12 consecutive months—with the goal of preparing graduate
scientific and technical careers critically important to the DOE
SCGSR program is open to current Ph.D. students in qualified
at accredited U.S. academic institutions, who are conducting their
thesis research in targeted areas of importance to the DOE Office
The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate
doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise,
capabilities available at the DOE laboratories. The supplemental
for additional, incremental costs for living and travel expenses
associated with conducting the SCGSR research project at the DOE
laboratory during the award period.
Office of Science expects to make approximately 100 awards in
2014, for project
periods beginning anytime between January and September 2015.