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Commencement 2021

Commencement ceremonies for Spring 2021 have a number of options.


Department news briefs

Fourth in the US for ME degrees awarded

Seminar series

We are proud to host an ongoing roster of speakers across disciplines for students and peers.



Meet the researchers, teachers, and innovation leaders of the department.

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Undergrad story: Zackory Biggers

Zackory talks about what led him to pursue engineering, and what brought him into the exoskeleton lab.

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What is Virginia Tech's Fog Harp?

Mechanical Engineering researcher Jonathan Boreyko and collaborator Brook Kennedy talk about the form and function of this highly efficient water harvester.

Nuclear Engineering

The nuclear engineering program (NEP) at Virginia Tech is a multi-disciplinary program with activities in nuclear power, nuclear nonproliferation and security, radiation therapy and diagnostics, and nuclear policy. NEP offers degrees at two campuses including Blacksburg and National Capital Region (NCR).

Mechanical Engineering in the news