Undergraduate student innovators are finding creative solutions to complex problems

>April 4, 2018

Undergraduate student innovators are finding creative solutions to complex problems

Undergraduate student innovators are finding creative solutions to complex problemsUndergraduate student innovators are finding creative solutions to complex problems.

From a workstation prototype that will improve the working conditions for operating room nurses to an infrastructure system designed to protect communities from natural disasters, interdisciplinary teams of Virginia Tech students fueled by university funding are finding creative solutions to real-world problems.

Innovative projects by four undergraduate student teams received support through funding provided by the university’s Creativity and Innovation Strategic Growth Area. Administered by the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, the Creativity and Innovation Strategic Growth Area explores innovative technologies and the design of creative experiences to develop impact-driven and meaningful outcomes and solutions. It is helping to build and strengthen creative communities, support economic development, and create entrepreneurial opportunities.

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