At its June 3 meeting, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved the promotion to associate professor with tenure for Raffaella De Vita, the awarding of tenure to associate professor Marwan Al-Haik, and the promotion of Mike Madigan to professor.
(Read more about Board of Visitors Approves 2013 Promotions and Tenure)
On June 3, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved the appointment of Professor Michael Madigan as the Kevin P. Granata Faculty Fellow effective August 10. (Read more about Professor Mike Madigan appointed as the Kevin P. Granata Faculty Fellow)
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.