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The College of Science advances discovery and solves real-world problems while producing the next generation of scientific leaders. Since its inception in 2003, the College of Science has launched a set of integrative initiatives for achieving world-class excellence in nanoscience, computational science, infectious diseases, developmental science across the life span, and energy and the environment. These initiatives provide a firm basis for innovative technologies and understanding complex systems that power the progress in all areas of discovery. Through these and emerging initiatives, the College of Science is creating an interdisciplinary research environment that is unique among top-tier research universities and establishing Virginia Tech as one of the premier universities in the country recognized for its research and scholarship.


Jeff Walters receives 2013 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research 

 Jeff Walters, professor of biological sciences in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, has received the 2013 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research.  Read more...

Departmental Research

Our departments are leaders in generating funding and proven results that enhance our international reputation for excellence.

Research Clusters

Centers, Institutes, and Laboratories

University Institutes

  • Fralin Life Science Institute (Fralin)
  • Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS)
  • Institute for Society, Culture and Environment (ISCE)
  • VT Carilion Research Institute (VTC)

Diane Stearns

Administrative Assistant
College of Science Office of the Dean (0405)
North End Center, Suite 4300, Virginia Tech
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA  24061


Teresa F. Price

    Teresa Price

Grants Specialist and Executive Assistant to the Dean
College of Science Office of the Dean (0405)
North End Center, Suite 4300, Virginia Tech
300 Turner Street, NW
Blacksburg, VA  24061