Blake N. Johnson

Assistant Professor

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Research Areas

Main Area: Manufacturing Systems Engineering

  • Biomanufacturing and Biosensors
  • Reverse Engineering and Bio-imaging
  • 3D Printing and Bioprinting
  • Neural Engineering, Neural Interface, and Nerve Regeneration
  • Biosensing and Bioelectronics
  • Postdoc, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 2015
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Drexel University, 2013
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2015 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Virginia Tech, 2016 - present
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 2013 - 2015
  • Research Assistant, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, 2008 - 2013
  • ISE 5984: Additive Manufacturing
  • ISE 2204: Manufacturing Processes

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  • Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), 2015, Member
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), 2010, Member
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), 2008, Member
  • Innovation Award, 2015, Princeton University
  • Best Dissertation Award, 2013, Drexel University
  • Chemical Engineering Award, 2012, Drexel University

2018 Undergraduate Research Award winners presented at Senior Symposium (June 2018)

Dr. Blake Johnson receives ICAT SEAD grant, CoE and SEC awards (June 2018)

ISE faculty and students earn multiple honors and awards from IISE (May 2018)

Fist bumps, golf grips, Kapton (December 2017)

Dr. Blake Johnson’s research on additive biomanufacturing and biosensing featured on covers of leading journals (November 2017)

Junior Faculty Awards fund research partnerships across campus (September 2017)

ISE Undergraduate Research Project by Dr. Blake Johnson on 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Featured on Local News (May 2017)

Dr. Blake Johnson interviewed by WVTF on his personalized implantables research (October 2016)

Dr. Blake Johnson received NSF EAGER Award (September 2016)

Spotlight on New Faculty: Industrial and Systems Engineering (October 2015)

3-D printing method can regenerate complex peripheral nerve injuries (September 2015)

College of Engineering announces 34 new hires (August 2015)

ISE Welcomes Two New Faculty in Fall 2015 (August 2015)

Blake N. Johnson

Blake N. Johnson
Blake N. Johnson
  • 540-231-0755
  • bnj@vt.edu
  • 121 Durham Hall
    (MC 0118)
    1145 Perry Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061