Christopher Williams has been named the interim director of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute. Abby Whittington will serve as the director of the interdisciplinary macromolecular science and engineering Ph.D. program.
Chosen from an inspiring mix of firms that responded to a public RFP issued last summer, SmithGroup — which has offices in 15 cities — will provide full design services for the first 300,000-square-foot building.
Collins, who has led Cornell’s college of engineering since 2010, was a key member of the leadership team that successfully bid to partner with New York City to build Cornell Tech, which opened its Roosevelt Island campus in 2017.
DePauw established Virginia Tech's nationally recognized and award-winning Graduate Life Center and has focused on building an inclusive and diverse graduate community across the university’s campuses and programs.
Robin Queen, associate professor of biomedical engineering and mechanics in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, will be awarded the Orthopaedic Research Society’s Adele L. Boskey, Ph.D. Award. Queen is the second recipient of the award since its inception.
An 11-year-old retired Saint Francis service dog, Saint was referred to the college’s physical rehabilitation service when he developed hind limb weakness and decreased mobility. The service works with geriatric, neurologic, post-surgical, and orthopedic patients.
A new study by Jake Socha, professor in biomedical engineering and mechanics in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science journal shows that insects experience physiological effects of gravity similar to that of humans.
The goal is to establish programs to better position the current and next-generation manufacturing workforce to produce military systems and components that assure technological superiority of the department, according to the Department of Defense’s website.
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2018, Lally has more than 12 years of experience in the design and construction industry and holds a professional engineering license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Two years ago, Associate Professor and John R. Jones III Faculty Fellow Pablo Tarazaga and his family of six left their house in Blacksburg's Woodbine neighborhood to join 325 honors students in a residential hall on Virginia Tech's main campus.