May 13, 2022
ODU, EVMS and NSU Receive $3 Million in Grants from Sentara Healthcare to Tackle Disparities
May 05, 2022 Full link: Sentara Healthcare has established two new collaborative grants at EVMS, ODU and NSU to decrease health disparities in underserved communities. […]
May 6, 2022
ODU Recognizes Outstanding Faculty, Administrators at Awards Dinner
April 25, 2022 Link: By Joe Garvey Old Dominion University honored a host of faculty members and administrators at the 2021-22 Faculty and Administrators Awards […]
April 26, 2022
Brandon Feldhaus Feature
VMASC is excited to feature Brandon Feldhaus, Project Scientist, who came to VMASC originally as a Research Assistant when he was still in school. In 2021, […]
April 20, 2022
ODU Team Receives $1.6 Million Defense Grant to Identify the ‘Known Unknowns’ in Field Research
April 19, 2022 By Amber Kennedy During crises, leaders rely on researchers to gather intel that will help them decide how to respond. Sometimes research produces […]
April 4, 2022
ODU Modeling Software Helps Vulnerable Communities Plan for Wildfire Evacuation
April 01, 2022 By Jonah Grinkewitz Mike Robinson knows how to make an exit. Well, he knows how long it takes to make an exit. Robinson, […]
March 9, 2022
The Ukrainian refugee crisis could last years – but host communities might not be prepared
By Jose Padilla and Erika Frydenlund More than 2 million Ukrainians – almost all women and children – have fled Ukraine since Russia invaded on Feb. […]
February 4, 2022
Barry Art Museum Explores ‘Uncanny Valley’ in New Exhibition on Automata and Robots
February 01, 2022 By Amber Kennedy In 1978, robotics professor Masahiro Mori coined the term “uncanny valley” to describe the uneasy feeling humans have when they […]
January 24, 2022
VMASC Awarded $1.15 Million from U.S. Department of Education for Graduate Research
January 21, 2022 Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center building By Amber Kennedy Researchers from Old Dominion University’s Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) were […]
January 14, 2022
ODU Researchers Among Top 2% of Scientists in the World
By Sherri Dibari and Amber Kennedy More than 50 current and former Old Dominion University faculty are among the top 2% of most-cited researchers in the […]
December 16, 2021
Paper submissions are now open for the Modeling, Simulation & Visualization Student Capstone Conference 2022 (MSVSCC 2022)
Conference Details: The MSV Student Capstone Conference features students in Modeling, Simulation and Visualization undergraduate & graduate degree programs and multidisciplinary fields from many colleges or […]
December 1, 2021
Long wildfire evacuation delays for parts of Colorado Springs shown in models
Mary Shinn Nov 22, 2021 Updated Nov 23, 2021 Expert analysis presented to the Colorado Springs City Council on Monday showed that residents on the […]
November 19, 2021
CIRI-developed CRISM tool selected for Homeland Security Startup Studio 2021 program
Ivan Sanchez for CIRI A cybersecurity risk measurement tool developed at the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute, a DHS Center of Excellence at the University of Illinois […]
November 19, 2021
Fleeing the Flames: Is Colorado Springs prepared for a major wildfire evacuation?
By Dan Beedie, November 18, 2021 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) – A new fire evacuation study in Colorado Springs is raising serious concerns about just how […]
November 3, 2021
Jessica Johnson is the new VMASC Director for STEM & Student Engagement
Jessica Johnson is the new Director for STEM and Student Engagement at ODU-VMASC. She’s a lover of all things learning: cognitive neuroscience, analytics, agile feedback, human-centered […]
October 21, 2021
ODU’s Maritime Industrial Base Ecosystem Receives DoD Funding to Train Shipbuilding Workers for U.S. Navy
From Inside ODU By Joe Garvey Governor Ralph Northam announced Friday that Virginia has received a $5 million Department of Defense (DoD) grant to train workers […]
October 20, 2021
Researchers at Old Dominion University’s Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center were awarded a $1 million Civic Innovation Challenge grant for a coastal resiliency initiative
From Inside Business Researchers at Old Dominion University’s Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center were awarded a $1 million Civic Innovation Challenge grant for a coastal […]