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  • Quinn, Daniel

    Assistant Professor


    Asst. Professor Quinn first came to the University of Virginia as an undergraduate student in 2006. After graduating with a BS in Aerospace Engineering, he attended Princeton University and completed a PhD in the Hydrodynamics Lab working on bio-inspired propulsion with Professor Lex Smits....

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  • Ramasubramanian, Melur (Ram) K.

    University of Virginia Vice President for Research, Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering


    Melur K. “Ram” Ramasubramanian is the Vice President for Research at the University of Virginia. Prior to his appointment at UVA, he was the program director for the Engineering Research Centers program at the National Science Foundation and the D.W. Reynolds Distinguished Professor and...

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  • Reidenbach, Matthew

    Associate Professor


    Reidenbach's primary area of research is environmental fluid dynamics, with an emphasis on physical-biological interactions in coastal environments. Current research activities include the effects of flow and turbulence on nutrient exchange in coral reefs, sediment transport in estuaries,...

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  • Reimers, Ann

    Assistant Professor of Engineering


    Dr. Ann Reimers is a General Faculty Assistant Professor with joint appointments in the Department of Engineering & Society and the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. She currently teaches Introduction to Engineering Lab and Dynamics. She has also taught Introduction to...

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  • Richards, Larry George

    Professor Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Virginia Middle School Engineering Education Initiative, The Engineers Way


    Larry G. Richards came to UVA in 1969, joined the School of Engineering and Applied Science in 1976, and moved to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in 1985 to develop and administer the Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program. He served as Director of the MSE Program from 1986 to 2002, and...

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  • Russell, Shawn

    Assistant Professor


    GAIT DYNAMICS AND HUMAN MOTOR CONTROL

    Russell's research interests lie in the increased understanding of the mechanisms of human movement. This includes the development of new methods for analyzing movements measured in clinical settings along with the development of...

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  • Salzar, Robert S.

    Associate Research Professor


    Dr. Salzar has over 25 years of experience in the field of engineering mechanics, with the last 13 years focusing on injury biomechanics. After a two year post-doctoral NRC appointment with the NASA-Glenn Research Center researching advanced aerospace composite materials, Dr. Salzar won...

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  • Schnipke, Rita Jane

    Assistant Professor Emeritus


    After receiving my PhD at UVA, I worked with a venture capitalist to start an engineering software business. After the venture capitalist sold that company to Ansys Inc, I started another engineering software business (Blue Ridge Numerics Inc) with a business partner. That company grew to 100...

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  • Smith, Natasha

    Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering


    Smith’s research interests include systems engineering and the design process; reliability assessment and design, particularly using probabilistic methods; prediction of material properties and/or structural system responses using statistical methods; and pedagogical research focused upon the...

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  • Sochor, Mark

    Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Emergency Medicine, Vice Chair for Research Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Director, Center for Applied Biomechanics


    Dr. Mark Sochor is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Virginia. Dr. Sochor is a clinically active emergency medicine physician and a researcher at the Center for Applied Biomechanics. He...

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