It is my pleasure to announce that Gary Nave was named the 2014 College of Engineering Outstanding M.S. Student. In his nomination of Gary, Professor Mark Stremler stated, “Gary is highly engaged in the Virginia Tech community, has a quick mind, is a good researcher, is a fantastic communicator, and has a keen desire to model Ut Prosim in his professional career…” (Read more about Gary Nave named the 2014 College of Engineering Outstanding M.S. Student)
Muhammad Hajj, professor and director of research and graduate studies for the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics and director of the Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems, was appointed associate dean for graduate education in the Graduate School. (Read more about Graduate School names Muhammad Hajj associate dean for graduate education)
The Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics provides a strong foundation and a sturdy framework for the discovery, development, transfer, and implementation of new knowledge in the areas of mechanics of materials and material systems, fluid mechanics, dynamics and vibration, biomechanics, and computational methods. The department is fully committed to providing an environment for strong undergraduate and graduate education that emphasizes fundamental understanding rather than specialization, high-quality teaching, innovation, frontier-level research, and service to the professional mechanics community.