Lane Carasik, Ph.D., receives Social Responsibility in the Nuclear Community Award from the American Nuclear Society
Lane Carasik, Ph.D., mechanical and nuclear engineering assistant professor, recently received the Social Responsibility in the Nuclear Community Award from the American Nuclear Society (ANS). He was co-awarded the honor with Kalin Kiesling, Ph.D., from Argonne National Laboratory, and Lisa Marshall, from NC State University.
U.S. News and World Report ranks VCU Engineering online graduate program among best in nation
VCU Engineering’s online masters in mechanical and nuclear engineering has been ranked in the nation’s top 50% by U.S. News and World Report.
egr, mech, nuclear
Beating the heat with Engineering students’ robotic gripper
The team’s invention was one of the finalists in the 2022 Collegiate Inventors Competition, which notes the gripper is designed to lower production time while reducing the cost of the part- making process.
Researchers use computer models and simulations to predict satellite resilience
Computational physics provides foundation for little-understood physical state generated by nuclear detonation in space.
mech, mne, nuclear, nuc
Provost reflects on career journey in light of prestigious engineering award
Fotis Sotiropoulos said “never in his wildest dreams” did he think he would one day win the Fluids Engineering Award, joining researchers he idolized.
Two new VCU Engineering students named DoD SMART scholars
Several students at Virginia Commonwealth University’s College of Engineering have received this prestigious distinction, including Madeline Bataille and Tristan Norrgard.
Researcher awarded two NSF grants for research involving quantum computing, magnetic memory devices
Funding will bolster research on spin-based scalable quantum computers and energy-efficient magnetic memory devices.
Researchers seek to find new ways of building permanent magnets, reducing dependency on rare-earth elements
Radhika Barua, Ph.D. and fellow VCU professors Afroditi Filippas, Ph.D., and Everett Carpenter, Ph.D., are part of a team of VCU researchers working to create new types of magnets.
ece, elec, mech, mne
VCU Engineering faculty among world’s most-cited researchers in 2022, according to Stanford University study
A study from Elsevier BV, based at Stanford University, finds that 17 VCU College of Engineering professors are in the world’s top 2% of most-cited researchers in 2022.
biomed, bme, chem, clse, comp, cs, ece, elec, mech, mne
Faculty members named to endowed chair positions for 2022
Congratulations to three faculty members who have been named as endowed chairs.
biomed, elec, mech