• Research


    Aeroacoustics of Drones and Unmanned Air Vehicles
    Aeroacoustics of Jet Noise
    Development of Advanced Diagnostics Techniques for Flow Measurements in Turbine Engines 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 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 and Honors


    2017 – Virginia Tech Faculty Entrepreneur Hall of Fame (Only the 7th member to be inducted since the EHoF formed in 2012)
    2014 – University’s William E. Wine Award, presented annually to three Virginia Tech Faculty members to recognize “a history of university teaching excellence”, Virginia Tech
    1985, 1988, 2011, 2014 – Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Virginia Tech
    2013 – 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
    2006 – Outstanding Paper Award, “Un-cooled Fiber-Optic Pressure Sensor for Gas Turbine Engines, operation to 1922’F and 500 psig,” AIAA
    2003 – Best Paper Award, “Thermoelectric Power Generation for UAV Applications,” AIAA
    2002 – Best Paper Award, “An Active Flow Distortion Control System for Serpentine Inlets,” ASME
    2001 – Best Poster Award, “A PIV Study of a Flow Control System in a High Turning Stator Cascade,” AIAA
    1999 – Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for recognition of extra-ordinary performance in teaching, Virginia Tech
    1996 – Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    1987 – Virginia Tech Sporn Award for Excellence in Teaching Engineering Subjects
    1986 – Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers for significant contributions to teaching, research, and student development.

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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Wing Ng

Chris C. Kraft Endowed Professor