Wing Ng

Chris C. Kraft Endowed Professor

(540) 231-7274
425 Goodwin Hall – 0238
635 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061
wng@vt.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1979
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425 Goodwin Hall – 0238 Marker-48

LEARN MORE ABOUT WING

  • Research

    • Aeroacoustics of Drones and Unmanned Air Vehicles
    • Aeroacoustics of Jet Noise
    • Development of Advanced Diagnostics Techniques for Flow Measurements in Turbine Engines and for Flight Tests
    • Transonic Turbine Blade Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer Studies
    • Evaluation of Gas Turbine Diffuses/Collector Performance
    • Aerothermal Particle Studies for Gas Turbine Components

  • Professional Affiliations

    Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1996

  • Publications


  • Professional History

    • 1996 – present, Virginia Tech, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Christopher C. Kraft Endowed Professor
    • 1998 – present, Techsburg, Inc, Chairman
    • 1991 – present, Virginia Tech, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Professor
    • 1987 – 1991, Virginia Tech, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Associate Professor
    • 1984 – 1987, Virginia Tech, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Professor Conducting research and teaching in the general areas of thermofluid sciences and aeroacoustics

  • Awards & Honors

    • University’s William E. Wine Award, presented annually to three Virginia Tech Faculty members to recognize “a history of university teaching excellence”, Virginia Tech, 2014
    • Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Virginia Tech, 1985, 1988, 2011, 2014
    • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research for recognition of extra-ordinary performance in research, Virginia Tech, 2013
    • Best Paper Award, “Study of Microparticle Rebound Characteristics Under High Temperature,” ASME, 2013
    • Outstanding Paper Award, “Un-cooled Fiber-Optic Pressure Sensor for Gas Turbine Engines, operation to 1922’F and 500 psig,” AIAA, 2006
    • Best Paper Award, “Thermoelectric Power Generation for UAV Applications,” AIAA, 2003
    • Best Paper Award, “An Active Flow Distortion Control System for Serpentine Inlets,” ASME, 2002
    • Best Poster Award, “A PIV Study of a Flow Control System in a High Turning Stator Cascade,” AIAA, 2001
    • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for recognition of extra-ordinary performance in teaching, Virginia Tech, 1999

  • Professional Leadership

    Chairman of Techsburg, Inc., a twenty employee, high tech spin off company. Provide leadership and strategic planning, Techsburg engages in applied research and development (mostly proprietary and secret) for aerospace companies, gas turbines industries and government laboratories, with focus in unmanned air vehicle (UAV)/Drones, aero-propulsion, gas turbines, and turbomachinery.