Extensive research experience is a hallmark of all graduate programs in the College of Engineering.
Making Graduate Student Research a Priority
Because Virginia Tech graduate students are an integral part of the university's cutting-edge research initiatives, the College of Engineering makes support for graduate student research a priority.
Throughout our 14 departments and schools, over 1,200 graduate students are supported by and for our research programs, which translates to almost $28 million in annual funding.
Explore Research Programs Throughout the College
Interested in College of Engineering research? Explore programs and opportunities within each of our departments and schools:
- Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Research
- Biological Systems Engineering Research
- Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics Research
- Chemical Engineering Research
- Civil and Environmental Engineering Research
- Computer Science Research
- Electrical and Computer Engineering Research
- Engineering Education Research
- Industrial and Systems Engineering Research
- Materials Science and Engineering Research
- Mechanical Engineering Research
- Mining and Minerals Engineering Research
- Myers-Lawson School of Construction Research
- Virginia Tech - Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Research
Graduate Students Play Leading Roles in Engineering Research
From garnering prestigious fellowship awards to serving as lead authors on research publications, our graduate students are consistently recognized for their research efforts.