Chris Rowland and Derick Maggard
Chris Rowland (right) and Derick Maggard, Executive Director of the Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech

(May 6, 2015) Chris Rowland, a Ph.D. student, received the Game-Changer award as one of the six Virginia Tech Student Innovator and Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. According to the award description, he has come up with a faster, greener way to create polymer nanomaterials, which are used in battery components, water filtration, and other applications. The Awards were presented by Derick Maggard, executive director of the Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

For more information, please go to the full story "Six students honored for innovation and entrepreneurship" on Virginia Tech News.