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Wing Ng

Alumni Distinguished Professor
  • Chris C. Kraft Endowed Professor
  • Thrust Area Specialty: Energy Engineering and Science
Wing Ng
425 Goodwin Hall (0238)
635 Prices Fork Rd.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Interests

  • Aeroacoustics of Drones and Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Aeroacoustics of Jet Noise
  • Development of Advanced Diagnostics Techniques for Flow Measurements in Turbine Engines for Flight Tests
  • Transonic Turbine Blade Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer Studies
  • Evaluation of Gas Turbine Diffuses/Collector Performance
  • Aerothermal Particle Studies for gas Turbine Components

See Dr. Ng's publications and research on ResearchGate.

  • 1996–Present, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech,
    Christopher C. Kraft Endowed Professor
  • 1998–Present, Techsburg, Inc., Chairman
  • 1991–Present, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 1987 – 1991, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 1984 – 1987, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2017 – Virginia Tech Faculty Entrepreneur Hall of Fame (Only the 7th member to be inducted since the EHoF formed in 2012)
  • 2014 – University’s William E. Wine Award, presented annually to three Virginia Tech Faculty members to recognize “a history of university teaching excellence”, Virginia Tech
  • 1985, 1988, 2011, 2014 – Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Virginia Tech
  • 2013 – Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research for recognition of extra-ordinary performance in research, Virginia Tech
  • 2013 – Best Paper Award, “Study of Microparticle Rebound Characteristics Under High Temperature,” ASME
  • 2006 – Outstanding Paper Award, “Un-cooled Fiber-Optic Pressure Sensor for Gas Turbine Engines, operation to 1922’F and 500 psig,” AIAA
  • 2003 – Best Paper Award, “Thermoelectric Power Generation for UAV Applications,” AIAA
  • 2002 – Best Paper Award, “An Active Flow Distortion Control System for Serpentine Inlets,” ASME
  • 2001 – Best Poster Award, “A PIV Study of a Flow Control System in a High Turning Stator Cascade,” AIAA
  • 1999 – Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for recognition of extra-ordinary performance in teaching, Virginia Tech
  • 1996 – Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 1992 – Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 1987 – Virginia Tech Sporn Award for Excellence in Teaching Engineering Subjects
  • 1986 – Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers for significant contributions to teaching, research, and student development.
  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1979