The Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) is proud to announce that, on June 2, 2014, the University Board of Visitors approved Dr. Jake Socha’s promotion to associate professor with tenure.(Read more about Jake Socha Receives Promotion with Tenure)
Four members of the Virginia Tech community -- Associate Professor Akshay Sharma; Michael Diersing, staff member in the College of Engineering; (Read more about Mike Diersing receives Virginia Tech’s Illuminator Award)
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.