Welcome to ICTAS Facilities Services

ICTAS Facilities Services provides support to occupants in three buildings, two of which are on campus and the third located in the nearby Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. These facilities encompass more than 173,000 square feet of research space. For more information on ICTAS Facilities, visit the main website for ICTAS.

Services Provided

Our facilities services team provides support in the following areas:

  • Building access and security
  • Equipment delivery and installation
  • Space design and renovations
  • Lab safety and compliance
  • Event preparation
  • Facilities operations and maintenance

For general assistance, please email ictasbld@vt.edu.

Meet Our Team 


Ross M. Verbrugge 
Director of Facilities
410 Kelly Hall
Office: (540) 231-4625
Cell: (540) 553-5966


Jeffrey Arbenz-Smith
Laboratory Safety & Compliance Manager
(540) 315-5064


Dallas St. Clair
Laboratory & Database Coordinator
425 Kelly Hall
(540) 750-3828


Brett Smith
Facilities Coordinator
423 Kelly Hall
(540) 553-5511

COVID-19 Research Guidance

August 2021 - In light of the ongoing pandemic, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation has updated guidance on health and safety protocols, including masking, in research facilities.