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Robert W. Hendricks

Professor and Associate Department Head           

136 Randolph Hall           

460 Old Turner Street, MC 0286        

Virginia Tech           

Blacksburg, VA 24061


Phone: (540) 231-6917

Fax: (540) 231-3554             


Brief biography: (English)




Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • Fellow of ASM International
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Public Service (1996, 2001, 2012)
  • Deans Award for Excellence in Teaching Innovation (2006) 
Research Interests

  • Physical metallurgy and modeling of metal casting
  • Structure-property relations in metals
  • Physical metallurgy
  • Residual stresses
  • Electronic materials
  • Semiconductor processing and characterization
  • X-ray and neutron diffraction
  • Northern Renaissance and Reformation art

 Professional Affiliations

  Please note:  Students interested in doing research with Dr. Hendricks must discuss possible projects with him in person. Please do not e-mail him with requests  for either research or post-doctoral appointments. 


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