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Rui Qiao

Professor
John R. Jones III Faculty Fellow

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0721

Office: 122 Randolph Hall
Phone: (540) 231 - 7199
E-mail: ruiqiao@vt.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., 2004
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mechanical Engineering
      Dissertation: Continuum and atomistic simulation of electrically-mediated flow through nanometer channels
    Advisor: Professor Narayana R. Aluru
  • M.S., 1999
  • Tsinghua University (China), Thermal Engineering
      Thesis: Numerical modeling of sulfur retention in circulating fluidized bed combustors
    Advisors: Professors G.X. Yue and X.A. Wu
  • B.S., 1996
  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China), Power Engineering
    Professional Experience
  • Professor, 2018 - present
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    • Associate Professor, 2014 - 2018
      • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
      • Associate Professor, 2011 - 2014
        • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University
        • Assistant Professor, 2005 - 2011
          • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University
          • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2004 - 2005
            • Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

              Honors andAwards

            • 2017
            • John R. Jones III Faculty Fellow, Virginia Tech
            • 2017
            • College of Engineering Faculty Fellow, Virginia Tech
            • June 2016
            • Scholar of the Week, Virginia Tech
            • 2012
            • Eastman Chemical Award for Excellence, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University
            • 2009
            • Eugene H. Bishop Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University
            • 2009
            • Ken Roby Undergraduate Advising Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University
            • 2003-2004
            • Beckman Institute Graduate Fellowship, University of Illinois
            • 2002-2003
            • Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Fellowship, University of Illinois
            • 2002
            • Travel Award, Transducer Research Foundation
            • 2002
            • Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society

              Professional Memberships

            • American Physics Society (APS)
            • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
            • American Chemical Society (ACS)