News

SLATE

posted Dec 21, 2009, 1:46 PM by Kriti Sen Sharma   [ updated Dec 21, 2009, 1:53 PM ]

SAMCT's Second Life initiative was named SLATE (Second Life Aided Training Environment).

This coincided with the release of our brochure to introduce SLATE at RSNA 2009.

Brochure may be downloaded by clicking this link.

SAMCT in the News

posted Sep 28, 2009, 11:33 PM by Kriti Sen Sharma   [ updated Sep 29, 2009, 7:25 AM ]

SAMCT has been granted more than $1.3 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop the next-generation nano-CT imaging system.

This news item came out in various technology/science news portals between 9/3-9/9/09. Links to the news item at various websites are given below:
  1. Virginia Tech College of Engineering News
  2. Virginia Tech News
  3. Bio-Medicine.Org
  4. eBioNews
    (online information services and resource exchanges in the fields of life sciences and biotechnology)
  5. EurekaAlert!
  6. LaboratoryEquipment.com
  7. Medical News Today
  8. MediLexicon
    (Website hosting largest medical abbreviation database)
  9. NanoTechnology-Now
  10. News-Medical.net
  11. NewsWise.com
  12. National Science Foundation News
  13. PhysOrg.com
  14. Technology.AM
    (a community oriented news site where you can find latest tech news from our highly dedicated journalist team and the people who are geeks.)
At least 50 feed aggregators also linked to this article. Some are listed below
  1. En.Newspeg.com
  2. Mdlinx.com
  3. PhysNews.com
  4. Reade.com
    (Higher Technology Specialty Chemicals resource)
  5. Silobreaker
  6. Topix.com 
News of the grant was also featured in other articles such as the ones below
  1. Imaging Economics
  2. NewsLeader.Com

Matthew Ruder's success in BBSI Symposium 2009

posted Sep 16, 2009, 12:13 PM by Kriti Sen Sharma   [ updated Sep 16, 2009, 2:15 PM ]

BBSI Intern at SAMCT, Matthew Ruder's work in Second Life was received extremely well at the BBSI Symposium held on Friday 7/31.

He received the following awards for his work from among a total of 22 BBSI interns from all over USA.
  • 3rd Prize in Best Poster category
  • 2nd Prize in Best Presentation category
Visit the following link at our SAMCT website to see a Youtube video preview of his work (turn ON sound to hear narration):
http://sites.google.com/a/imaging.sbes.vt.edu/nano-ct/second-life

Congratulations to Matthew from all of us at SAMCT. And best wishes to him for a great future!

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