Briefs for Stephen M LaConte

Stephen LaConte promoted to associate professor

June 3, 2015

Stephen LaConte, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute since 2013, was approved as an associate professor with tenure in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics.

Faculty members present panel discussion on harnessing the power of the brain

Nov. 24, 2014

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, hosted a panel discussion titled, “Harnessing Brain Power: When Brains do Amazing Things and When They Do Stupid Things,” as part of the presidential installation of Timothy D. Sands, the 16th president of Virginia Tech.

Stephen LaConte earns College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Outstanding New Assistant Professor

June 17, 2014

Stephen LaConte, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received the Virginia Tech College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Outstanding New Assistant Professor. The prestigious award is given to extraordinary faculty members with an aptitude for “teaching innovation, research, service, and outreach.”

Warren Bickel and Stephen LaConte awarded grant to study self-control therapies

Dec. 3, 2013

The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute has received a five-year, $2.8-million grant to study interventions aimed at enhancing self-control among problem drinkers.

Stephen LaConte presented at an Organization for Human Brain Mapping meeting

June 21, 2013

Stephen LaConte, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was invited to present at the 19th annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping in Seattle on June 17.

Stephen LaConte presented on brain injuries and biomechanics

April 9, 2013

Stephen LaConte spoke at a one-day symposium on brain injuries and biomechanics in Arlington, Virginia, on April 3.

Stephen LaConte chosen to represent the U.S. at a prestigious scientific symposium in China

Nov. 28, 2011

Stephen LaConte recently exported his insights into brain–computer interactions to China, where he received recognition for his innovative research.