Destination Areas

Destination Areas: Building Transdisciplinary Communities

Transdisciplinary communities at Virginia Tech are working collaboratively to address complex problems that impact the human condition. Teams are working across disciplinary boundaries to address challenges in rural health, infectious disease, coastal mitigation, brain health and development, and security.

Destination Areas, Virginia Tech

Requests for Proposals

Transdisciplinary Communities: Addressing Complex Problems that Impact the Human Condition

Transdisciplinary Faculty Fellows Program

Upcoming Events

Events coming soon!

Faculty Spotlight

Xiaoting Jia, an assistant professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award to develop a multifunctional neural interface device that is highly flexible, scalable, clinically translatable, and bio-friendly.

Faculty Spotlight, Virginia Tech

Our Motto

Ut Prosim (That I May Serve)

Virginia Tech is committed to creating global impacts built
upon a foundation of diversity, inclusion, and social engagement.

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Virginia Tech is leading the way in transdisciplinary research, learning, and enagagement.

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In a conversation with Dawn Jefferies, Virginia Tech President Tim Sands talks about the start of the academic year and reflects on the importance of research.

Top Talent Search

We intend to attract and retain top talent through initiatives that are supported by administration, stakeholder groups, and outstanding new interdisciplinary facilities.


We welcome students seeking to reach beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries to find the innovation that exists in the intersections of diverse fields.





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Please contact Todd Nicewonger, Project Director for Destination Areas