Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Alumnus Nick Des Champs of Las Vegas, Nevada recently donated $2 million to establish a faculty chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering within Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering.

Des Champs' gift creates a generous fund under the direction of Azim Eskandarian, who now holds the designation of Nicholas and Rebecca Des Champs Chair in Mechanical Engineering.

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