Recent Honors & Awards

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Gruhi Patel

2022 National CLARION
Patel was part of the VCU team which developed an innovative definition for “radical belonging” and devised an education program to promote equity, inclusion and diversity in the workplace.

Zvika Schwartz, DMD, Ph.D.

Orthopedic Research Society (ORS)

Irfan Ahmed, Ph.D.

Research Grant
Digital Forensics Experiential Learning Program with Virginia State Police

Hannaneh Barahouei Pasandi

First place winner
P4Pi in ACM SIGCOMM 2021 Hackathon

Front view of the Engineering Research Building

Engineering Research Building

The Engineering Research Building (ERB) supports advanced research and economic development initiatives with a design that emphasizes makerspaces, collaborative research facilities and flexible gathering areas. The ERB is situated on the southeast corner of Cary and Belvidere Streets, in close proximity to Engineering East Hall and the VCU School of Business.

Learn more about the ERB

Explore VCU Engineering

At VCU Engineering, you’ll design what never existed before. Then you’ll roll up your sleeves and make it. In the heart of a creative capital city, you’ll discover ways to turn your big idea into reality.

News and Events

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Faculty members receive promotions and tenure 2022

Please join us in congratulating faculty members who have received academic promotions and/or tenure.

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Additional financial aid, new buildings, cancer research funding and more

Newly approved two-year state budget provides VCU with a ‘historic level of funding.’


Quenching pharma’s thirst for more targeted aerosol drug delivery systems

As a Minnesota biotech company chases life-saving applications for their research, two VCU professors press forward on their work to use aerosols — tiny particles released into the airways — to deliver advanced drugs to those in need.

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VCU Engineering’s Jayasimha Atulasimha, Ph.D., honored with two engineering distinctions

Atulasimha recently received two notable distinctions: the Richmond Joint Engineering Council (RJEC) Engineer of the Year for 2021 and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2021 Adaptive Structures and Material Systems (ASMS) Active and Multifunctional Materials Outstanding Contribution Award.

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More events 

Jul 14   11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dissertation Defense with Salih Sarp


07/14/2022 11:00:40 EDT

Sep 14   10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Fall 2022 On-Campus Engineering Internship and Career Fair

East Hall Atrium and ERB Atrium

09/14/2022 10:00:00 EDT

Sep 13   2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Fall 2022 Virtual Engineering Internship and Career Fair


09/13/2022 14:00:00 EDT