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(From left) Wing Ng, Brian Warner, and Todd Lowe stand at the Rolls-Royce engine used for research in the Virginia Tech Advanced Power and Propulsion Laboratory.
Safety and reliability for planes: Researchers explore atmospheric hazards to aircraft engines

Virginia Tech researchers Changmin Son, Wing Ng, Todd Lowe, and Mark Caddick are working with industry leaders at Rolls Royce and Pratt & Whitney to expand critical information about the impact of airborne particles and weather on gas turbine engines.

Date: Apr 10, 2023
Wing Ng and Timothy Long
Virginia Tech faculty honored by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Wing Ng, an Alumni Distinguished Professor and the Christoper C. Kraft Endowed Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, and Timothy Long, a professor of chemistry in the College of Science and director of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute, received 2020 Outstanding Faculty Awards.

Date: May 15, 2020
Double Helix_Lou Madsen and Ying Wang
Interdisciplinary team discovers double helix structure in synthetic macromolecule

The discovery that a high-strength polymer called "PBDT" has a rare double helix structure opens possibilities for use in a variety of applications.

Date: Mar 08, 2019
Marco Peterson, a graduate student studying aerospace engineering, attempts to destabilize an automated drone during a test flight at the Space@VT workspace at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. Photo by Ryan Young.
These Virginia Tech graduate programs are some of the best in the country

Graduate programs within the College of Engineering, Pamplin College of Business, the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine earned high marks in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking.

Date: Mar 12, 2023
Michael Bartlett holds a soft, flexible circuit in his lab.
Michael Bartlett receives NSF CAREER award to study soft composite manufacturing

Bartlett, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, will use the $590,600 National Science Foundation CAREER award to research and understand new strategies for manufacturing liquid metal-based soft composites.

Date: Feb 28, 2023
Railroad tracks
Calls for new railroad transportation safety measures, Virginia Tech experts weigh-in

There’s a new push for railroad safety measures - engineering and environmental - in the wake of two recent train derailments, including the one in East Palestine, Ohio. Virginia Tech experts in engineering and biological sciences weigh-in.

Date: Feb 21, 2023

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