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Engineering Mechanics Symposium 2021

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The inaugural Engineering Mechanics Symposium is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21, 2021. This symposium will be a virtual event held via Zoom. The objective is to foster a community of collaboration and engagement across the many departments and disciplines represented by Engineering Mechanics researchers.

The keynote lecture will be delivered by Dr. Maurizio Porfiri, an Institute Professor at New York University and an Engineering Mechanics Alumnus, at 2:30 pm EST. Please join us for these presentations, and enjoy the symposium!

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A group of students stands in a lab, among bars and wires and other engineering materials

Please note: Standard lectures will begin every 15 minutes, with 10 minutes allowed for the presentation and 5 minutes for questions and transition to the next speaker. Symposium start and end times are laid out in the schedule above. Lecture presentations will be recorded, but only for use by the presenter. This event is designed for synchronous participation. 

Meet the Organizers

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Mark Stremler: bio page, send email

smiling portrait of Jake Socha, in a black shirt

Jake Socha: bio page, send email

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Jessica Grimes: bio page, send email

Engineering Mechanics Program Contact

Jessica Grimes, Engineering Mechanics Graduate Coordinator 
(540) 231-0752
jessicagrimes@vt.edu

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