More than ever, startups at VCU are turning ideas into businesses

Where science meets commerce, TechTransfer and Ventures is helping inventors find an audience beyond campus.

biomed, elec, mech

Engineering students from VCU’s Ram Rocketry student organization competed at Battle of the Rockets.

Students participated in the deployable payload sensor event, working together to design, engineer, code and launch a rocket.

elec, mech

VCU Nuclear Engineering program wins four awards at the American Nuclear Society conference

Twenty-seven students attended to present their work with four winning awards, three for best presentations and one for best paper.

mech, nuclear

Mechanical engineering undergraduate applies his knowledge on the test track at BMW

Mustafa Tewfig’s paid co-op with BMW provided valuable professional experience and networking opportunities.


VCU Engineering faculty receive promotions and tenure

Congratulations to our recently-promoted VCU Engineering faculty! These advancements reflect their outstanding dedication and accomplishments.

biomed, comp, mech

VCU Engineering Students cruise to a first place finish at ASME’s Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D Challenge

Students from the VCU Engineering chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) recently won first place in ASME’s Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D (IAM3D) challenge.


Class of 2023: Sierra Tutwiler puts her energy into energy

First-generation college grad, a double major in physics and mechanical engineering, directs her passion for science and research into power.

mech, nuclear

With a hint of ‘Spider-Man,’ VCU engineering senior looks to build a better tiny scaffold

Caleb Wells is testing biodegradable polymer scaffolds that can help in engineered tissue vascular grafts for coronary artery bypass surgery.


Representing medical advances and transdisciplinary research, 22 VCU researchers are inducted into National Academy of Inventors

“The unstoppable knowledge creation and the transformative innovation being carried out here is felt locally, nationally and globally,” said P. Srirama Rao, Ph.D., vice president for research and innovation.

biomed, bme, chem, clse, comp, cs, ece, elec, mech, mne

Four VCU students, three alumni selected for prestigious NSF grant

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program provides three years of financial support to help exceptional graduate students advance their studies in STEM-based disciplines.

biomed, chem, mech