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Joshua Howard

Information Technology Manager
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Norris Hall
495 Old Turner Street
Room 318
Blacksburg, VA 24060


Joshua manages and supports the information technology infrastructure for the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM). Responsibilities include managing BEAM’s computers, networks, servers, and security protocols. Joshua also maintains software and hardware inventory and assists with purchasing technology for the department.


Joshua graduated from Morehead State University in December of 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.


Joshua has been with Virginia Tech since 2023. Before joining Virginia Tech Joshua worked for New River Computing as an IT Engineer and prior to that he was an Information Technology Coordinator at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College.