Quality healthcare transcends the medical profession, as evidenced by a new project led by West Virginia University that includes not only health experts but engineers, a physicist, a lawyer and a business data analyst.
A West Virginia University engineer is combining the study of neuroscience and robotics to better understand the nervous system and motor output of insects to create animal-like robots for potential use in agriculture, mining and space exploration.
Engineers at West Virginia University are tackling climate change in the Mountain State by using carbon capture and utilization technology to slow the rate of carbon dioxide entering the atmosphere, while moving us closer to a fully renewable economy.
Characterizing an autism patient’s behavior can be challenging, but these
West Virginia University researchers aim to make identification easier
by conducting the first systematic study toward autism spectrum disorder phenotyping
using behavior-tracking technology.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have been adopted widely in the aviation
domain in the last decade. Today, researchers are vying to overcome the challenge
of establishing trust in AI-based systems that are largely responsible for life,
property and the environment.
This fall, West Virginia University researchers will drill three miles into the ground to test the potential of geothermal energy. If successful, it might eventually help to reduce the carbon footprint of the University and decrease energy costs.