For more than 20 years, biomedical engineering and mechanics professor Jake Socha has sought to measure and model the biomechanics of snake flight and answer questions about them, like that of aerial undulation’s functional role.
Just how do you make a hands-on laboratory experience possible through remote learning? Faculty and research associates rose to the challenge and created an engaging, interactive laboratory experience in the Stability Wind Tunnel.
Panda took advantage of all that Virginia Tech had to offer, joining student groups, engaging in service activities, and exploring opportunities for undergraduate research - and ultimately found her calling.
The spacecraft has been transmitting images and data from this layer back to ground stations. The entire science team, which includes Virginia Tech researchers, is now working on analyzing the raw data.
David Schmale and Shane Ross plan to launch an NSF Harnessing the Data Revolution: Data Science Corps program at Virginia Tech, which will offer opportunities to underserved biology and engineering undergraduate students.
Singh, who will graduate from Virginia Tech in December with a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering, is focused on using artificial intelligence to improve the structural design and optimization of aircraft structures.
With a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Virginia Tech College of Engineering researchers will study volume loss and develop smart prosthetic sockets to improve comfort and performance in prostheses.