Alumnus Ryan McMahan receives NSF CAREER Development Award

Dr. Ryan McMahan, CS@VT alum and assistant professor in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science and the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communications, recently was awarded a $544,000, five-year grant to pursue a novel approach to workplace training using virtual reality (VR) technologies.  The NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program provides support for junior faculty who have demonstrated outstanding research and teaching skills.  McMahan graduated with his Ph.D. in computer science in 2011 under the guidance of professor Doug Bowman.


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