Virginia Tech Engineer
Article ItemCharting a community-focused approach to growth , article
Five years into her tenure at the university, Dean Julia Ross has led the growing reach and impact of Virginia Tech Engineering through a committed focus on people, support, and intentional planning.
Article ItemShades of green in systems thinking , article
A trend towards sustainable systems and design has been growing in the College of Engineering for decades – and for students and faculty, the focus on “green” research and education is stronger than ever.
Article ItemTop of the mountain , article
Mustafa Kara, a recent Hokie doctoral graduate, reflects on growing up in Turkey, the importance of family, and the support he found in the Virginia Tech community.
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Article ItemDREAMS Lab to dream job: The journey of Amy Elliott , article
Before mechanical engineer Amy Elliott landed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, she helped spearhead the additive manufacturing charge at Virginia Tech – and almost won a reality TV show. Learn more about her journey in this Q&A.
Article ItemShow me the NFTs , article
Non-fungible tokens, commonly known as NFTs, are emerging as a multi-billion dollar industry. Hokies are carving out a space in this irreverent, disruptive, and exciting new territory.
Article ItemVolleyball tournament serves up social and academic teamwork , article
This spring, a student-organized, college-wide volleyball tournament helped Hokie engineers reconnect – and relax a little – in the wake of pandemic disruption.
Article ItemUnderwater subs get their day at the lake , article
Autonomous underwater vehicles are making waves – both in the research lab and on the testing grounds of a local lake in the Blacksburg area.
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Redirect ItemClass of 2022: Terelle Cadd named Outstanding Senior for the College of Engineering , redirect
Immensely grateful for his experiences, opportunities, and connections, Terelle Cadd strives to be a leader who inspires others to achieve the unthinkable.
Redirect ItemElla Atkins appointed head of the Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering , redirect
Ella Atkins joins Virginia Tech from the University of Michigan, where she held the position of professor of aerospace engineering.
Redirect ItemSuneel Kodambaka appointed head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering , redirect
Suneel Kodambaka has been named head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering starting July 1. He comes to Virginia Tech after a long career at the University of California, Los Angeles.