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Virtual Research and Lab Tours

The following videos give brief overviews of some of the research conducted in our labs. We have multiple research areas and even more research labs. To see individual student's highlighted -- and learn more about some of the exemplary research they do -- visit the student research page.

"The advantage of having a biomedical engineering degree number one is that it is distinct from other engineering majors," Jennifer Wayne, department head of biomedical engineering and mechanics said. "It addresses a societal need." Watch the above video to learn more about the new biomedical engineering undergraduate major at Virginia Tech. 

The above video gives a brief overview of our biomedical graduate program. There are a variety of degree options through the joint Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences. Learn more here.

The helmet lab has spent years working to reduce risk in football and many other sports. Now, they're turning their attention to reducing the risk of COVID-19 by developing a customized face shield to block respiratory droplets and protect athletes. Read more on this research. [BEAM faculty Stefan Duma is the director of ICTAS and founding director of the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab]

Video posted above is about research conducted in the Laboratory for Fluid Dynamics in Nature

Video posted above is about research conducted in the Center for Data Reduction and Analysis Support

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), one of our affiliate institutes, offers research experience in automotive safety. With a position at VTTI, BEAM students will have an unparalleled opportunity to make a positive impact on society by improving the safety and performance of our transportation system. Watch the above video to hear more!

Video posted above is about research conducted in the Gourdie Lab

Video posted above is about research conducted in the Onco-Engineering Lab

Video posted above is about research conducted in the Granata Biomechanics Lab

Video posted above is about research conducted in the Therapeutic Ultrasound and Noninvasive Therapies Lab

Video posted above is about research conducted in the Orthopedic Mechanobiology Lab

Engineering Students use EKG Electrodes to Examine Heartbeats. This technology uses electrodes placed on the body to measure the heart’s patterns of electrical activity. Chris Arena led the activity as a guest presenter.

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