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Chris Fuller

Samuel Langley Distinguished Professor of Engineering
  • Thrust Area Specialty: Robotics, Autonomous, and Dynamical Systems
Chris Fuller
133 Durham Hall (0710)
1145 Perry Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Interests

  • Advanced composite materials for noise reduction
  • Interior noise
  • Structural acoustics
  • Active control of sound and vibration
  • Adaptive structures
  • Application of acoustics to medical devices

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  • 2011-Present, Samuel Langley Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2008-2013, Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Medical School, Roanoke, Virginia
  • 2005-2006, Research study leave, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 1993-2011, Roanoke Electric Steel Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 1983-1993, Professor, Virginia Tech
  • 1981-1983, NRC Resident Research Associate, Acoustics and Noise Reduction Division, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia
  • 1978-1981, Research Fellow, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 1976-1978, Various private acoustical consulting projects while completing postgraduate study at the University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 1974-1976, Engineer, Department of Defence, Australian Public Service
  • 1972-1974, Cadet Engineer, Department of Defence, Australian Public Service

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

  • Samuel Langley Distinguished Professor of Engineering
  • Roanoke Electric Steel Professorship
  • Fellow, Acoustical Society of America
  • Associate Fellow, AIAA
  • 2017 – ASME Rayleigh Award in Acoustics
  • 2005 – Graduation Speaker, Charles Darwin University
  • 2000 – Virginia Tech Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research
  • 1996-1997 – Virginia Tech Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
  • 1996 – NASA Team Achievement Award for Creative and Pioneering Studies on Active Noise and Vibration Control
  • 1994 – ASME Best Paper in Adaptive Structures
  • 1992 – Best paper in Structures Directorate, NASA Langley Research Center
  • 1991 – International Journal of Applied and Experimental Modal Analysis, Best Paper of 1990 Publication Year
  • Ph.D. - Adelaide, Australia, 1979
  • B.E. - (Honors) Adelaide, Australia, 1974