Aerospace and Fusion Plasmas, Aerodynamics.
Space systems, advanced lightweight aerospace structures, autonomous vehicles, advanced sensing technology, and novel orbital analysis.
Bachelor’s degree: industrial engineering with an international minor in French studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master’s degree: mechanical and aerospace engineering, George Washington University
Doctoral degree: mechanical engineering, University of Kentucky
Advanced space propulsion, nuclear fusion, hypersonics, space plasmas, and computational plasma physics.
Bachelor’s degree: aerospace and mechanical engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Master's degree: aeronautics and astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle
Doctoral degree: aeronautics and astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle
Dr. Wayne Scales Receives 2014 Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Geophysical Research Letters
Congratulations to Dr. Wayne Scales for receiving the 2014 Editors' Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Geophysical Research Letters by the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Dr. Joseph Baker Receives W.S. "Pete" White Award in Engineering Education
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Baker on receiving the W.S. "Pete" White Award in Engineering Education at the 18th annual Dean's Awards Reception on April 28, 2015.
Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi named Faculty Fellow
Congratulations to Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi on being named a Faculty Fellow at the 18th annual Dean's Awards Reception on April 28, 2015.
Wayne Scales receives Dean’s Award for Service Excellence
Wayne Scales received the Dean’s Award for Service Excellence from the College of Engineering. Scales is the founding director of the Center for Space Science and Engineering (Space@VT). He has also served as the chair of the University Task Force on Race and the Institution and the head of graduate admissions for ECE.
Apple Ridge Farm Visits Space@VT
Space@VT, along with our Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) students, hosted ~80 middle school kids from Apple Ridge Farm on Thursday July 17, 2014, read more.
Congratulations to Space@VT faculty member Joseph Baker who has been tenured and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.