September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Agent-based modeling guides real-life disaster responses

September 06, 2018

High schooler helps researchers pinpoint crucial viral reactivation pathways

August 17, 2018

Cal Ribbens named interim executive director of the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech

Cal Ribbens, professor and head of the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been named interim executive director of the university’s Biocomplexity Institute.

August 16, 2018

How digital drug users could help halt the US opioid epidemic: Nature features agent-based modeling

Agent-based modeling can create a digital population that allows researchers to better understand the behavior of populations and how an epidemic grows.  The Biocomplexity Institute's agent-based modeling has been used for a multitude of studies and Nature is looking at agent-based modeling as a potential way to stop the growing opioid use among Americans. 

June 28, 2018

Director Recognized for Contributions to Engineering and Mathematics

June 08, 2018

Virginia State Budget Includes $25 million for Virginia Tech-led Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

The newly funded program will leverage Virginia Tech's Data Analytics Center and the Biocomplexity Institute to bring together computer scientists, engineers, and statisticians to meet the research and talent needs of a data-intensive world. As the lead organization of this initiative, Virginia Tech will issue a report to the General Assembly by December 1 to outline next steps for the program. 

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