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Amanda Leong

Research Assistant Professor
  • Primary Thrust Area: Nuclear Engineering and Science

Research Interest

  • Aqueous, Liquid Metal, and Molten Salt Corrosion
  • Materials Characterization
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC)
  • Redox Control
  • Sensors and Instrumentation

See Dr. Leong’s publications and research on Google Scholar.

  • 9/2022 – present, Research Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 8/2017 – 8/2022, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2017: Honors Research Distinction in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2015-2016: Marion Smith Scholarship
  • 2015: Engineering Research Scholarship 
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2022
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2017