Virginia Tech Innovation Campus


Virginia Tech is bringing a 1 billion dollar Innovation Campus to Alexandria, Va. It will be a global center of technology, excellence, and talent production. It will support graduate education, which will attract top-tier faculty, and deliver dozens of new job opportunities. It will focus on innovation; hence the name, igniting the region’s innovation economy. The new campus will offer leading programs in computer science and software engineering, as well as other innovative fields such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, etc. Virginia emerged as a winner in the fierce, nationwide competition to house a headquarters for Amazon. The new headquarters will be located less than two miles away from the Innovation Campus.

This is related to engineering because engineers will work there to innovate new products and revolutionize technology.

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