Muhammad R. Hajj

Picture J. Byron Maupin Professor of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics
Associate Dean, Graduate School
Director, Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems
Virginia Tech
Email: mhajj@vt.edu, Phone: 540/231-4190 (BEAM), 540/231-5645 (GS)

Address
BEAM: Norris Hall, Virginia Tech, 495 Old Turner St., Blacksburg, VA 24061
GS: Graduate Life Center, Virginia Tech, 155 Otey St., Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Education:

1990 Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
1985 M.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
1983 B.E., Civil Engineering (with Distinction), American University of Beirut

Professional Experience:

11/16 – Present: J. Byron Maupin Professor of Engineering
1/14 – Present: Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Virginia Tech
2/12 – Present: Director, I/UCRC Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems
6/06 – 12/13: Director of Research and Graduate Studies, ESM Department, Virginia Tech
8/14 – Present: Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics
School of Biomedical Engineering and Science and Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics merged in August 2014.
8/03 – 8/14: Professor, ESM Department, Virginia Tech
8/98 – 8/03 Associate Professor, ESM Department, Virginia Tech
8/92 – 8/98 Assistant Professor, ESM Department, Virginia Tech
6/90 - 8/92 Research Associate and Lecturer, Department of Aerospace Engineering
and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin

Appointments:

University (VT) Committees:

2006 – 2008 President: Executive Committee of Engineering Faculty Organization
2005 – 2007 Chair: ESM Strategic Planning Committee
2007 – 2008 Chair: ESM Promotion and Tenure Committee
2007 – 2010 & 2011-2012 Chair: ESM Faculty Search Committee
2007 – 2010 University Budget and Planning Committee
2007 - 2014 University Promotion and Tenure Committee

Honors and Awards:

Fellow, Engineering Mechanics Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers
College of Engineering’s Dean’s award for Excellence in Research, 2016
Distinguished Leader in Research, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, 2016
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics award for Excellence in Research, 2015
College of Engineering’s Dean’s award for Excellence in Service, 2009