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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 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

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.