A field trip to the NATO Defense College and test driving a prototype electric three-wheel vehicle? All in a week’s work for cadets participating in the VMI Engineering Summer Study Abroad program in Rome.
Virginia Military Institute's Spring 2023 Engineering Networking & Internship Fair — an engineering-centered event — was held in Preston Library Feb. 14, 2023.
Members of VMI's faculty have been hard at work not only on post, but also in providing off-post event support and leadership to cadets, as well as being featured on podcasts.
Through ongoing interviews and discussions, cadets in ERH 314 learned about and translated mechanical designs developed by the mechanical engineering cadets for open-source reports accessible to engineering departments at other colleges and universities.
One of the primary goals of this program is to give engineering cadets, who don’t often get the chance to study abroad due to their pre-requisite driven curriculum, the opportunity to develop cultural competency skills and learn to live and work in a multi-cultural, multi-national society.
A team of 26 mechanical engineering cadets bring their skills to the Baja Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) vehicle design competition at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, Tennessee.
Maria Korsnick, president and CEO of Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) in Washington, D.C., recently visited the Department of Mechanical Engineering and underscored the essential role for nuclear energy.
Excited to see family and loved ones over furlough and take a break from classes, Adam Gild '24 never expected to find himself in the middle of a life-or-death first aid situation on the side of a highway. Gild credits his VMI training for developing the mental fortitude to respond to a man in need.
As a high school student, Jacob Benny ’22 had a natural talent for math, and he’d also discovered an interest in physics. But work on a project for NASA before he’d even earned a college degree? That seemed to be an out-of-this-world ambition.
Clay Penney '19 and Col. Jim Squire are launching into a Mars rover competition, building and testing prototypes for Penney's honors thesis.