Graduate programs for biomedical engineering are managed through the Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences.
Strongly rooted in physics and mathematics, Engineering Mechanics is the basis of all the mechanical sciences: mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, biomechanics, civil engineering, and materials science and engineering.
Our alumni are working in every branch of engineering as faculty at top schools, technical staff at government labs, and senior engineers and managers in industry.
Housed in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, our Engineering Mechanics program also provides unique interdisciplinary opportunities for research on biomedical applications.
VStudents from the department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics along with Dr. Nicole Abaid are conducting a Senior Design Project titled "Controlling Crowds Through Human-Robot Interactions." The goal of this project is to study how we can use a human-robot interaction to influence the movement of a group of people. To test our study, we will be performing an interactive experiment using a mobile robot and human participants in The Cube Lab at Moss Arts Center.
We are looking for student volunteers! Students will have an opportunity to participate in university research, and gain exposure to robotics, dynamics, and motion capture analysis in a state of the art lab.