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Spring 2020 Engineering Mechanics Seminar Schedule

The following seminars will be located at 310 Kelly Hall:

1/29       2:30 – 3:45 pm Alison Flatau, Aerospace at University of Maryland

2/5      2:30 – 3:45 pm Kevin P. Granata Memorial Lecture: Tom Daniel, Biology at University of Washington

2/19     11 am – 12 pm Roger Schuerch, Entemology at Virginia Tech

2/20     11 am – 12 pm Farhad Rikhtegar Nezami, Research Scientist and Project Leader at Harvard-MIT Biomedical Engineering Center

2/25      11 am – 12 pm  Zi Chen, Assistant Professor in the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College

3/3      11 am – 12 pm Suzanne Cox, Postdoctoral research in kinesiology at Penn State


Based on an abundance of caution and deep concern for the possible risk that assembling in crowded spaces creates, we are compelled to cancel the seminar series for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. More information regarding the university extending spring break and moving classes online -- in response to COVID-19 -- can be found here.

All students currently registered for the seminar series will receive a "pass" grade.

In choosing this regrettable but prudent step, we are in line with public health guidelines regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, as well as appropriate procedures determined by Virginia Tech’s COVID-19 Committee. We apologize for any inconvenience or disappointment these changes may have caused. The university is sharing updates regularly. To learn more visit the Virginia Tech COVID-19 page

Due to the pandemic, the following are on zoom:

4/1       Arezoo Ardekani, Mechanical Engineering at Purdue

4/8      Librescu Memorial Lecture: Chiara Daraio, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Physics at Caltech