Throughout history, scientific discovery has driven much of human progress. Today, as our technological capacity increases, the pace of scientific discovery is accelerating, and new products and processes are being invented that will change the world in ways we can scarcely imagine.
The College of Science at Virginia Tech gives students a comprehensive foundation in the scientific method. Outstanding faculty members teach courses and conduct research in biological sciences, chemistry, economics, geosciences, mathematics, physics, psychology, and statistics. The college offers programs in cutting-edge areas including, among others, those in energy and the environment, developmental science across the lifespan, infectious diseases, computational science, nanoscience, and neuroscience. The College of Science is dedicated to fostering a research-intensive environment that promotes scientific inquiry and outreach.
Our new School of Neuroscience will be unlike any of its kind, studying not only disorders of the brain, such as Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury, but also the mind itself, including decision-making, behavior, spirituality, and creativity. The brainchild of Executive Director Harald Sontheimer, the school will officially start at the opening of the fall 2016 academic year.
Intellectual property is the fastest-growing area of law and is a major part of the world’s economy. The College of Science offers an innovative science, technology and law program that equips students with a diversified skill set that enables them to succeed outside traditional career paths and raises their awareness of unique legal, social, and ethical challenges in the 21st century.
The College of Science Dean's Office new location is at the North End Center, Suite 4300, 300 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061 (MC 0405).
Address: 300 Turner St. NW | Map Grid:
Originally Built: 2013 | Abbreviation: NECTR
Latitude: 37.2335 | Longitude: -80.4205