Michael Philen

Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head for Laboratory Facilities

  • Ph.D., 2006, Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., 2005, Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., 1998, Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • AOE 3034 - Vehicle Vibration and Control
  • AOE/MATH 4404 - Applied Numerical Methods
  • AOE 5034/ESM 5304 - Mechanical and Structural Dynamics
  • Structures and Materials
  • Structural Dynamics and Control
  • Adaptive Structures

Director of the Aerospace Structures and Materials Laboratory (ASML) www.asml.aoe.vt.edu

Member of the Center for Renewable Energy and Aerodynamic Testing (CREATe) www.create.centers.vt.edu

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Reviewer for

  • ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control
  • ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics
  • AIAA Journal
  • Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures

  • 2015 AIAA Associate Fellow
  • 2011 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2010 Dean’s Award for Outstanding New Assistant Professor
  • 2009 ASME Adaptive Structures and Material Systems Best Paper Award in Structural Dynamics and Control
  • 2008-2009 Certificate of Teaching Excellence
  • 2008 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award (ORAU)
  • 2008 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program  
  • 1998-2006 Eastman Kodak Research Fellow
  • 2013 - present, Associate Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 2006 - 2013, Assistant Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 2006, Post-Doctorate Fellow at The Pennsylvania State University

Professor Michael Philen

Professor Michael Philen
Professor Michael Philen
  • (540) 231-2548
  • mphilen@vt.edu
  • 213-C Randolph Hall
    460 Old Turner St
    Blacksburg, VA 24061