Director

Raffaella De Vita

Raffaella De Vita

Professor and Associate Department Head

Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics Department

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2005

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2003

Laurea in Mathematics, University of Naples II, Caserta, 2000 

Graduate Students

Angel Collins

Angel Collins

Ph.D. student

 

Engineering Mechanics

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Florida Tech, 2021

 

Justin Dubik

Justin Dubik

Ph.D. student

 

Engineering Mechanics

B.S. in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2020

 

Kandace Donaldson

Kandace Donaldson

Ph.D. student

 

School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2017

Clara Gimenez

Clara Gimenez

Ph.D. student

 

School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University, 2022

William Snyder

William Snyder

Ph.D. student

 

Engineering Mechanics

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2019

Graduate Students (co-advised)

Aileen Suarez

Aileen Caridad Suarez

Ph.D. student

Co-advised with Dr. Jennifer Munson

 

School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech, 2019

UnderGraduate Students 

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Morgan Atkinson

Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech

Cognitive and Behavioral NeuroscienceVirginia Tech

(Spring 2022-present) 

Ethan Simaitis

Ethan Simaitis

Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Tech

(Fall 2022-present)