Marina Vance
Assistant Professor

Department: Mechanical Engineering
Education: B.S., M.S., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (2004, 2008), Ph.D. Virginia Tech (2012)
Teaching: MCEN 5228 Nanotechnology for Environmental Sustainability, MCEN 4045 and MCEN 4085 Mechanical Engineering Design Project 1 and 2, MCEN 4131 Air Pollution Control

Research: Dynamics of ultrafine aerosols and consumer exposure to incidental or engineered nanomaterials     

Office: ECME 132

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Michigan University NextProf Engineering Workshop 2015
  • Scholar of the Week. Virginia Tech Office of the Vice President for Research 2015
  • Poster competition winner. 2nd Gordon Research Conference in Environmental Nanotechnology 2013
  • Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship. Gordon Research Conference 2013
  • Academic Excellence and Leadership Honor Society of Graduate Students 2012
  • Via Academic Prep Fellowship (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, VT) 2012
  • Travel Grant Winner. 30th AAAR Annual Conference 2011
  • Interdisciplinary Research Honor Society, Founding Member 2011
  • Poster Competition Winner. 29th AAAR Annual Conference 2010
  • Volunteer of the Year. Broadview Green Bay, WI YMCA 2006
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student Research. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil 2003