News and Media

Wing Ng Appointed Alumni Distinguished Professor

VT News, April 9, 2019

“Wing Ng, the Christopher C. Kraft Endowed Professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, has been named an Alumni Distinguished Professor by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors…”

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Wing Ng’s Paper “Turbine Blade Tip External Cooling Technologies” Gains Momentum as Part of Aerospace, Volume 5

Aerospace, August 26, 2018

“This article provides an overview of gas turbine blade tip external cooling technologies.  The cooling performance on flat tip and squealer tip blades from reports are compared and discussed. As a generation conclusion, tip clearance dimension and coolant flow rate are found as the most important factors that significant influence the blade tip thermal performance was well as the over tip leakage (OTL) flow aerodynamics…”

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Wing Ng receives the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Award

VT News, April 23, 2017

“Wing Ng, professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, has received the 2017 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Award.

With more than 35 years of experience in fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and aero-acoustics of gas turbine engines and aero propulsion, Ng and his research team have pioneered applications of active flow and noise control in turbine engines…”

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WDBJ7 of Roanoke News Station

January 25, 2015

Wing Ng receives 2014 William E. Wine Award

VT News, April 29, 2014

“Wing Ng, the Christopher C. Kraft Endowed Professor in Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has received the university’s 2014 William E. Wine Award…”

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Discovery Engine-Wing Ng

Virginia Tech Magazine, Fall 2014

“Now in his 31st year at Tech, Wing Ng, the Christopher C. Kraft Endowed Professor in Engineering, received the 2014 William E. Wine Award, which “completely overwhelmed” him, he said…”

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Finding a Home-Wing Ng

Valley Business Front, Sept. 2012

“When Hong Kong native Wing Ng arrived in Blacksburg to teach Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech 28 years ago, he thought it would be a short-term stepping stone. He’s still there, with no plans to leave…”

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Helping Virginia Take Flight

Virginia Tech Magazine, Fall 2010

“Through a collaborative effort that includes partners from Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia (U.Va.), the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), and state and regional governments, a Rolls-Royce jet-engine plant, located on a 1,000-acre site in Prince George County, Va., is set to open in 2011…”

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