2019 New Faculty

For over 150 years, Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering has been at the forefront of groundbreaking research and innovation. Through the development and application of engineering principles across disciplines, we are tackling the major challenges of the 21st century. The college invests in talented faculty who seek to push boundaries and shape our students to become future leaders.

New faculty workshop in a hotel conference room.

Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering is uniquely positioned to fuel the tech-talent pipeline for industry and academia, filling the workforce gap needed to fulfill a globally competitive and innovative economy of the future.

The college is ranked 8th nationally for its research expenditures with exploration expanding into rural, urban, and coastal environments in an intersection across the university, the nation, and the world. 

We are renowned in transformative broad research areas that include computer science and health sciences, but more specifically areas of bio and tissue engineering, translational cancer research, cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, data science and analytics, and machine learning, and more

New positions were identified to bring talent to the college's teaching and research focus areas. New faculty are welcomed by approximately 400 instructional faculty, 170 staff, 9,000 undergraduate students, and 2,200 graduate students that span the Blacksburg campus and Washington D.C. metro area facilities.