Virginia Tech broke ground on Academic Building One of the Innovation Campus in Alexandria in September. The campus’ first building will be 300,000 square feet and 11 stories tall when completed in 2024.

At his June 6 update to the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, Lance Collins, vice president and executive director of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus, emphasized the appointment of 12 computer science and computer engineering faculty members to the campus team.

Collins further detailed the “faculty lead” positions, with several of the new faculty members accepting key leadership roles at the institution. 

Naren Ramakrishnan, the Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering and director of the Sanghani Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, will serve as faculty lead for artificial intelligence and applied machine learning at the Innovation Campus. Read more here