2018 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Edwards
VT - Advance Strategic Research Opportunities in Data Analytics & Data Sciences

Item 223 #2s

Item 223 #2s

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University FY2019 $750,000 FY2020 $1,500,000 GF

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"E.  Out of this appropriation, $750,000 the first year and $1,500,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to support data analytics and data sciences."


(This amendment provides $250,000 GF the first year and $1.5 million GF the second year to support capacity in the field of data analytics and data research. Computational sciences support a diverse range of academic and research programs, including health sciences, autonomous systems, and cybersecurity. This funding proposal is a significant part of Virginia Tech's initiative to increase the Commonwealth's supply of skilled graduates to support the current and future industries of Virginia.)