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'Popular Science' names College of Engineering alumnus as one of Brilliant 10
Technology magazine 'Popular Science' has named two-time Virginia Tech College of Engineering alumnus Maurizio Porfiri to its 2010 Brilliant 10 List. Porfiri, now an assistant professor at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, earned both master's and doctoral degrees in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech in 2000 and 2006, respectively.