Virginia Tech™home

Oumar Barry

Assistant Professor
  • Thrust Area Specialty: Robotics, Autonomous, and Dynamical Systems
Oumar Barry
145 Durham Hall
1145 Perry Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Interests

  • Structural Dynamics
  • Nonlinear Vibration
  • Noise and Vibration Control
  • Self-Powered MEMS and NEMS Sensors and Actuators
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Inspection and Damping Robots
  • Smart Composite Materials
  • Fluid Structure Interaction

See Dr. Barry's publications and research on Google Scholar.

  • 2018-Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2015-2018, Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University
  • 2008-2015, Design Engineer, Hydro One Inc.
  • 2006-2007, Intern, Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • 2020, National Science Foundation CAREER Award
  • 2019, ASME Best Paper Award
  • 2017, Central Michigan University Research Award nomination
  • 2011-2014, National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • 2013, 2nd Best Paper Award, Proceedings of the 24th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics
  • 2008-2010, Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 2008, Hydro One Inc., William Peyton Award for Outstanding Academic and Leadership Achievement
  • 2008, Machines Italia Scholarship in Mechatronics for achieving academic excellence in mechatronics courses
  • 2008, Gold Medal for best “Stair Climbing Car” Design
  • 2007, Jeld Wen Foundation Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • 2006, Genivar Scholarship for Excellent Academic Achievement
  • 2006, ASME Award for Outstanding Academic Performance
  • 2005, Bank of Montreal Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • 2004-2008, Dean’s List, Ryerson University
  • 2004, Entrance Scholarship at Ryerson University
  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2014
  • M.A.Sc. - Mechanical Engineering, Ryerson University, 2010
  • B.Eng. - Engineering (Honor), Ryerson University, 2008