Gary Seidel

Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., 2007, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • M.S., 2002, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • B.S., 1999, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Structures and Materials
  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Member, Society of Engineering Science (SES)
  • Chair, AIAA Materials Technical Committee, 2013
  • Vice Chair, AIAA Materials Technical Committee, 2011
  • Secretary, AIAA Materials Technical Committee, 2010
  • Member, AIAA Materials Technical Committee, 2010
  • Member, ASME Composites and Heterogeneous Materials Technical Committee, 2008
  • Mentor, NASA Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST)
  • AIAA Materials Technical Committee Representative to the Organizing Committee for 54th, 53rd, 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conferences 2013, 2012, 2011.
  • Topic Organizer, 3-35 Multiscale Modeling of Damage in Composites, 2012 ASME IMECE
  • SubTopic Co-Organizer, 1-11 Advances in Aerospace Materials and Structures, Subtopic: Materials for High Temperature Applications, 2012 ASME IMECE
  • Topic Co-Organizer, 12-17 Mechanics of Multifunctional and Nanostructured Materials - Modeling and Characterization, 2010 ASME IMECE
  • Topic Co-Organizer, 12-35 Mechanics of Multifunctional and Nanostructured Materials - Modeling and Characterization, 2009 ASME IMECE
  • 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference Technical Session Chair, 2012
  • SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring Conference Technical Session Chair 2012
  • 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference Technical Session Chair, 2011 
  • ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition Technical Session Chair, 2010
  • ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition Technical Session Chair, 2009
  • Session Co-Chair, Session I of the Multiscale Modeling of Engineering Materials Symposium at the 43rd Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, 2006
  • Acta Materialia
  • Advanced Materials Interfaces
  • AIAA Journal
  • Carbon
  • Composite Interfaces
  • Composite Structures
  • Composites Part A
  • Composites Science and Technology
  • Computational Materials Science
  • European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids
  • Express Polymer Letters
  • Finite Elements in Analysis and Design
  • International Journal of Applied Mechanics
  • Journal of Applied Mechanics
  • Journal of Composite Materials
  • Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures
  • Journal of Vibration and Control
  • Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures
  • Macromolecular Materials and Engineering
  • Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Nano Letters
  • National Science Foundation
  • Philosophical Magazine
  • Physica E
  • Polymer Composites
  • Science and Engineering of Composite Materials
  • Smart Materials and Structures
  • AIAA Associate Fellow, 2013
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, 2010
  • Sandia National Laboratories/Texas A&M University Doctoral Fellowship in Engineering (2002-2006)
  • Texas A&M Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research, 2007-2008
  • Texas A&M University Regents Fellowship (1999-2000)
  • 2013-2014 Virginia Tech College of Engineering Undergraduate Research Advisor Award presented by the Student Engineers’ Council
  • June 2015 - present, Associate Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Aug. 2008 - June 2015, Assistant Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 2007-2008, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Texas A&M University
Dr. Gary D. Seidel
  • (540) 231-9897
  • gary.seidel@vt.edu
  • Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
    Randolph Hall RM 224-13 Virginia Tech
    460 Old Turner St
    Blacksburg, VA 24061