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Jiangtao Cheng and Wei Zhou
Droplet biosensing method opens the door for faster identification of COVID-19

Virginia Tech researchers have found there’s significant room to improve the pace of coronavirus testing. A new method can detect all of the contents of a sampling droplet, and there is no extraction or other tedious procedure.

Date: Jul 20, 2020
Lei Zuo
Lei Zuo named Robert E. Hord Jr. Professor of Mechanical Engineering

As a member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2014, Zuo’s scholarship has focused on the design, dynamics, control, and manufacturing of energy systems.

Date: Jul 15, 2020
Two parts of 3-D printed latex rest next to a ruler for size comparison. They are about 2 centimeters long and are both semi-opaque.
Innovations in science and engineering lead to 3D printed latex rubber breakthrough

This novel process could unlock the ability to 3D print a variety of elastic materials with complex geometric shapes.

Date: Jul 14, 2020
Chris Williams
Christopher Williams named L.S. Randolph Professor in Mechanical Engineering

A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2007, Williams is an internationally recognized expert in the area of 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing.

Date: Jul 09, 2020
Medhi Ahmadian
Mehdi Ahmadian named J. Bernard Jones Chair of Mechanical Engineering

A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1995, Ahmadian has been a pioneer in the field of advanced technologies for improving road and rail transportation safety, efficiency, and comfort both in industry and academia.

Date: Jul 07, 2020
Flying snake glides during experiment
Researchers use 3D modeling to decode aerial undulation’s role in flying snake glides

For more than 20 years, biomedical engineering and mechanics professor Jake Socha has sought to measure and model the biomechanics of snake flight and answer questions about them, like that of aerial undulation’s functional role.

Date: Jun 29, 2020

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In this ASME feature, Eurydice Kanimba talks about her journey from Rwanda to Virginia Tech and then IBM.

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