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Engineering Now, 2014

MSE doctoral student, Rachel Umbel, appears in the 2014 edition of Engineering Now, which is the annual report of the College of Engineering. Click the photo to view the full article. View the full annual report.

Virginia Tech Research Magazine, Summer 2014

Nice article in the summer 2014 edition of Virginia Tech Research. Offers great example of how the Kroehling Advanced Materials Foundry and VT-FIRE are helping to foster cooperation between departments. Click photo to view full article. View the full magazine.

     

Dwight D. Viehland named Jack E. Cowling Professor of Engineering: A member of the Virginia Tech community since 2001, Professor Viehland is an experimental solid state scientist investigating phase transitions in ceramics and physical phenomena like ferroelectricity, piezoelectricity, magnetostriction, and magnetoelectricity. Read the full story here.

AFS-Piedmont Pledges Continued Support for VT FIRE

On June 27, 2013, Paul Huffman and Greg Southerland, representatives of the American Foundry Society - Piedmont Chapter, presented a $24,000 check to COE Dean Benson as a first installment of their new $40,000 pledge  in support of VT FIRE and the foundry at Virginia Tech. The AFS-Piedmont Chapter initially kicked off the VT FIRE project back when the foundry was still in the planning stages with a $45,000 pledge, which was fulfilled in 2012.  Pictured below, left to right: David Clark, MSE Head; Greg Southerland, AFS-Piedmont Chair; Dick Benson, VT Engineering Dean; Paul Huffman, AFS-Piedmont Education Chair; and Alan Druschitz, Director, VT FIRE. For more photos, visit VT FIRE news.

 

  

  

 

 
  
  Announcements
MSE Graduate Student Published in Physical Review Letters - Tuesday, June 17, 2014


Rachel Byer joined the MSE graduate program fall 2013. Her paper, written with her Bucknell advisor and others, has been published in Physical Review Letters and is an "Editors' Suggestion," listed on the main page of the website. Read more about her publication HERE. Also, Bucknell University featured Rachel and her professor, Wendelin Wright, in a nice article that you can read HERE
Exploring Materials Spring 2014 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
MIT Sloan Fellow - Monday, April 28, 2014


Jeff Schultz (MSE '99) has been accepted into the MIT Sloan Fellows in Innovation and Global Leadership program. He is a 2015 MBA candidate in the MIT Sloan School of Management. Jeff is the Chief Technology Officer at Aeroprobe Corp. in Blacksburg, Va. 
YOU MAY HAVE TO SAVE A LIFE ONE DAY! - Monday, July 09, 2012

 This short video will show you how to be the one to save someone's life someday instead of being a by-stander and watching them die.  I encourage all of you to watch it.  Let's everyone in MSE take care of each other!

 
 
  
 
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