2019 Year in Review

VCU Engineering’s expanding faculty and new programs such as the nation’s first Ph.D. in pharmaceutical engineering and a computing specialization made headlines in 2019.

Top 10 stories on the VCU Engineering website from 2019

  1. New faculty and academic promotions
  2. New computing specialization offered to VCU undergraduates in all majors
  3. Meet the 2018-19 Wright Scholars
  4. VCU programs rise in updated U.S. News & World Report rankings
  5. State approves nation’s first Ph.D. program in pharmaceutical engineering
  6. Leonard becomes College of Engineering’s Executive Dean
  7. VCU Engineering appoints senior associate dean for academic affairs
  8. VCU College of Engineering welcomes 12 new faculty members
  9. New NIH funding will support research into how the body responds to medical implants
  10. Jennifer Wayne, Ph.D., wins prestigious honor from American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Top 5 Facebook posts from 2019

  1. Cain scholarship winner Adu-Gyamfi
  2. Google Research Award winner Zhou
  3. Class of 2019 graduation
  4. #EngineersMakeItReal billboard campaign
  5. High school student Wright studies electrical engineering

Top 5 Twitter posts from 2019

  1. Wright Center supports Olivares-Navarrete’s lab
  2. Engineering Research Building topping-off ceremony
  3. RamHacks hackathon
  4. Conway study in Current Biology
  5. McQuade grant for ‘Alexa of Chemistry’

Top 9 Instagram posts from 2019

Top Instagram post for 2019

  1. Winter rooftops of West Hall and East Hall at sunrise
  2. Winter diploma ceremony
  3. Spring diploma ceremony
  4. Engineering Research Building topping off ceremony
  5. Takeover by SWE at VCU
  6. Engineering Research Building under construction
  7. Sternheimer Award winners
  8. Graduation photos
  9. Spring diploma ceremony

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