• Research


    Advanced Composite Materials for Noise Reduction
    Interior Noise
    Structural Acoustics
    Active Control of Sound and Vibration
    Adoptive Structures
    Application of Acoustics to Medical Devices
  • Publications


    Please click here for a list of publications.

  • Professional History


    2011-Present, Samuel Langley Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    2008-2013, Professor, Virginia Tech-Carilion Medical School, Roanoke, Virginia
    2005-2006, Research Study Leave, University of Adelaide, Australia
    1993-2011, Roanoke Electric Steel Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    1983-1993, Professor, Virginia Tech
    1981-1983, NRC Resident Research Associate, Acoustics and Noise Reduction Division, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia
    1978-1981, Research Fellow, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    1976-1978, Various private acoustical consulting projects while completing postgraduate study at the University of Adelaide, Australia
    1974-1976, Engineer, Department of Defense, Australian Public Service
    1972-1974, Cadet Engineer, Department of Defense, Australian Public Service
  • Awards and Honors


    Samuel Langley Distinguished Professor of Engineering
    Roanoke Electric Steel Professorship
    2005 – Graduation Speaker, Charles Darwin University
    2000 – Virginia Tech Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research
    1996-1997 – Virginia Tech Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
    1996 – NASA Team Achievement Award for Creative and Pioneering Studies on Active Noise and Vibration Control
    1994 – ASME Best Paper in Adaptive Structures
    1992 – Best paper in Structures Directorate, NASA Langley Research Center
    1991 – International Journal of Applied and Experimental Modal Analysis, Best Paper of 1990 Publication Year

Education

Ph.D., Adelaide, Australia, 1979
M.S., Adelaide, Australia, 1974

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Chris Fuller

Samuel Langley Distinguished Professor of Engineering