© 2018 by Raffaella De Vita

Raffaella De Vita

R. De Vita is a professor in the Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics Department at Virginia Tech. She is affiliate faculty in the Mechanical Engineering Department and core faculty in the School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences at Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University. She is also a member of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute.

Awards

Raffaella De Vita

ASME Fellow, 2019

Excellence in Access and Inclusion Award, Virginia Tech, April 23, 2019

Visiting Professorship, La Sapienza, Rome, 2018 

Leader in Teaching, BEAM department, 2018 
College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Teaching, 2017 
Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence, Virginia Tech, 2017 
Visiting Professorship, La Sapienza, Rome, 2015 
JBME Editors' Choice paper, 2015 
Premio Progreditur Marcianise, 2015
Paper in Highlights of Smart Materials and Structures, 2014
Liviu Librescu Faculty Prize, 2014
College of Engineering Faculty Fellow, 2014-2017
College of Engineering Award for Outreach Excellence, 2014 
20 under 40 ASEE Prism Magazine, 2014
PECASE Award, 2012
Excellence in Access and Inclusion Award, Virginia Tech, April 23, 2013
Scholar of the Week, Virginia Tech, August 27, 2012
NSF CAREER Award, 2012 
NSF CBET Award Achievement, 2012
Paper in Highlights of Smart Materials and Structures, 2011
American Society of Biomechanics President's Award, 2006 
Laurea cum Laude in Mathematics, 2000