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Ranga Pitchumani

George R. Goodson Professor
  • Thrust Area Specialty: Energy Engineering and Science
Ranga Pitchumani
VT Northern Virginia Center
7054 Haycock Road
Falls Church, VA 22043

Professor Pitchumani's Research Interests

  • Energy Systems
  • Energy/Water Nexus
  • Electric Grid Integration of Renewable Energy
  • Materials Processing and Manufacturing
  • Uncertainty Quantification and Large Scale Optimization
  • Micro- and Nanoscale Technologies

See Dr. Pitchumani's publications and research on his lab page.

  • 2009–Present, George R. Goodson Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2009-2014, John R. Jones III Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2003–2008, Professor/Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • 2003–2003, Sandia National Laboratories, Sabbatical leave at Micro and Nano Technologies Laboratory, Livermore, California
  • 1998–2003, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • 2016 – Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • 2003-2006 – Distinguished Professor of Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • 2000 – Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Faculty Award, University of Connecticut
  • 1998 – Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, School of Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • 1996 – Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research
  • 1995 – OLIN Faculty Award, OLIN Corporation
  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1992
  • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1988
  • B.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1986