Marwan Al Haik
BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 14, 2012 –
The Office of the Vice President for Research recognizes Marwan Al-Haik
, associate professor of engineering science and mechanics, for the synthesis and mechanics of nanoscale materials.
Al-Haik conducts research on hybrid nanoscale materials for blast resistance, nanovehicles for drug delivery, and embedded piezoelectric nanomaterials for energy harvesting. He is the co-author of a textbook on experiments in materials science and engineering and has written over fifty journal articles. He holds three U.S. patents.Al-Haik's engineering science and mechanics department webpage.