• Research

    Structural Dynamics
    Nonlinear Vibration
    Noise and Vibration Control
    Self-Powered MEMS and NEMS Sensors and Actuators
    Energy Harvesting
    Inspection and Damping Robots
    Smart Composite Materials
    Fluid Structure Interaction

  • Publications

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  • Professional History

    2018-Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    2015-2018, Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University
    2008-2015, Design Engineer, Hydro One Inc.
    2006-2007, Intern, Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Awards and Honors

    2020, National Science Foundation CAREER Award
    2019, ASME Best Paper Award
    2017, Central Michigan University Research Award nomination

    2011-2014, National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
    2013, 2nd Best Paper Award, Proceedings of the 24th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics
    2008-2010, Ontario Graduate Scholarship
    2008, Hydro One Inc., William Peyton Award for Outstanding Academic and Leadership Achievement
    2008, Machines Italia Scholarship in Mechatronics for achieving academic excellence in mechatronics courses
    2008, Gold Medal for best “Stair Climbing Car” Design
    2007, Jeld Wen Foundation Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
    2006, Genivar Scholarship for Excellent Academic Achievement
    2006, ASME Award for Outstanding Academic Performance
    2005, Bank of Montreal Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
    2004-2008, Dean’s List, Ryerson University
    2004, Entrance Scholarship at Ryerson University


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada, 2014
M.A.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Ryerson University, Canada, 2010
B.Eng., Engineering (Honor), Ryerson University, Canada, 2008

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Laboratory — Vibro Lab

Oumar Barry

Assistant Professor