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Prof. Zhiting Tian Receives a 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

Prof. Zhiting Tian Receives a 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

Zhiting Tian, Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and an affiliated faculty member of MII has been awarded the 2017 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award from the 3M Corporation. The highly competitive award recognizes outstanding new faculty who are selected based on research, experience, and academic leadership. The award was created to support new faculty in their path to tenure. Prof. Tian receives this award in support of her work on nanoscale thermal transport in polymer and hybrid materials. Congratulations to Prof. Tian!!!

Prof. Tian joined Virginia Tech faculty in 2014 right after she received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research group website is at http://www.me.vt.edu/people/faculty/zhiting-tian/