Dr. Wing Ng is an Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech. This preeminent professorship recognizes remarkable scholarship and service, as well as extraordinary teaching that has influenced
the lives of generations of students. His research has resulted in safer air transport, reduced fuel consumption and decreased environmental impacts from aircraft propulsion engines. His work has resulted in more than 35 years of continued funding (~$60 million). His research with Rolls-Royce has led to the building of a new aircraft engine manufacturing plant in Prince George County, creating hundreds of high-tech jobs.
Dr. Ng has received many awards for teaching and research, and in 2017, Ng was inducted into the Virginia Tech Faculty Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.
W. Ng nomination packet