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RECENT updates

Dr. Raffaella De Vita has been elected Fellow of the ASME.

October 28, 2019

Garret Burks and Jeffrey McGuire won the Torgersen Graduate Research Awards for best poster presentations. Garret won the first place and Jeffrey the second place. Well done! 

May 7, 2019

Dr. Raffaella De Vita delivered a seminar about her research in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at the Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

April 26, 2019

Dr. Raffaella De Vita delivered a seminar about her research in the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, NY

April 16, 2019

Congratulations to Jeffrey McGuire for receiving a travel award to attend the 2019 European Society of Biomechanics Congress in Vienna, Austria, on July 7-10.

April 10, 2019

Dr. Raffaella De Vita delivered a seminar about her research in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University, NC

April 5, 2019

Duncan Stebelton received the SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship from the DoD. Congrats!!!

April 5, 2019

Dr. Raffaella De Vita delivered a seminar about her research in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL. 

October 23, 2018

Dr. Raffaella De Vita delivered a plenary talk about her research at the British Society of Strain Measurement, Southampton, United Kingdom. 

August 31, 2018

Dr. Raffaella De Vita received the Visiting Professorship award from La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy. 

July 18, 2018

Congrats to Zachary Miller. He was a finalist in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Bioengineering Division MS level Student Paper Competition at the World Congress of Biomechanics, July 8-12, 2018, Dublin, Ireland. 

July 10, 2018

Congrats to Alyssa Huntington for winning the 1st place presentation award at the VT/VTCRI 2nd Annual Muscle Symposium.

April 27, 2018

Congrats to Alyssa Huntington for receiving the Liviu Librescu Memorial Fellowship.

April 24, 2018

Congrats to Alyssa Huntington for successfully defending her M.S. thesis. Alyssa will continue to work in our lab as a Ph.D. student.

April 13, 2018

Congrats to Adwoa Baah-Dwomoh for being inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society and for being named the Black Female Graduate Student of the Year. She has been selected to be the Student Marshall for the Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony. Way to go, Adwoa!

March 22, 2018

Congrats to Adwoa Baah-Dwomoh for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation.

January 25, 2018 

Dr. De Vita presented her research as an invited speaker at the INdAM Workshop on Mathematical Physics of Living System, Cortona, Italy.

August 30, 2017