Christopher Roy

Professor and Assistant Department Head for Graduate Studies

  • Ph.D., 1998, Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • M.S., 1994, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • B.S.E., 1992, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Verification and Validation

Publication citations (Google Scholar)

  • AIAA - Associate Fellow
  • AIAA Fluid Dynamics Technical Committee, Member 2003 - 2008
  • Technical Program Chair, 18th AIAA CFD Conference, Miami, FL, June 2007
  • Instructor for AIAA Professional Short Course: Verification and Validation in Scientific Computing
  • Organizing Committee for ASME Verification and Validation Symposium, 2017 - 2018
  • Faculty Fellow Award, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech, April 2009
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, received in a ceremony at the White House, July 26, 2006
  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2006
  • DOE Defense Programs Early Career Scientist and Engineer Award, 2005
  • Alumni Engineering Council Research Award, Junior Faculty - Sam Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University, 2005
  • Student Government Association Outstanding Faculty Member Award for the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University, April 2005
  • Fred H. Pumphrey Teaching Award, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University, March 2005
  • NASA Group Achievement Award - National Air and Space Administration. Aerothermodynamics Team, 2004
  • Nova Award for contributions to the Space Shuttle Columbia accident investigation team, Lockheed Martin, 2004
  • 2014 - Present, Assistant Department Head for Graduate Studies, Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2013 - Present, Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2007 - 2013, Associate Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2003 - 2007, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
  • 1998 - 2003, Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories

Dr. Chris Roy, Professor and Assistant Department Head for Graduate Studies

Dr. Christopher Roy
Dr. Christopher Roy
  • (540) 231-0080
  • cjroy@vt.edu
  • Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
    Randolph Hall, RM 330, Virginia Tech
    460 Old Turner St.
    Blacksburg, VA 24061