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)
David A. Dillard, who holds the Virginia Tech Adhesive and Sealant Science Professorship endowed by the Adhesive and Sealant Council, will receive the 2013 Wake Memorial Medal at the Society for Adhesion and Adhesives’ international conference, (Read more about Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics' David Dillard to receive 2013 Wake Medal)
Mahendra Singh, the Preston Wade Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech, has received a two-year, extendable distinguished visiting professorship at the Indian Institute of Technology at Roorkee, India. (Read more about Mahendra Singh, Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech, and the Indian Institute of Technology)
Dr. James Hanna will join us this coming fall semester as an assistant professor of engineering science and mechanics. He is currently a postdoctoral research associate, living as an engineer among the physicists of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has earned three degrees from Dartmouth, an A.B. (Engineering Physics, '02), M.S. (Engineering Science, '04) and Ph.D. (Engineering Science '09). (Read more about James Hanna joining ESM) .
The appointment of Ishwar Puri as the new dean of engineering at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, was officially approved by the University’s Senate and Board, effective July 1. (more...)
Texas A&M Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence Award Recipients Announced
Dr. Lawrence S. Brown of the College of Science and Dr. Helen Reed of the Dwight Look College of Engineering (more...)
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the American Society for Composites (ASC) congratulate the winners of the 2013 AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes, Jr. Award, Michael W. Hyer, N. Waldo Harrison professor emeritus, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.,(more...)
Winston Becker and Chris Prohoda (both ESM BS'13) are winners of National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowships. Winston has been mentored by Dr. Raffaella De Vita. (more...)