Michael Goforth

Research Interests

  • Multiferroics, Magnetic Materials, Non-Volatile Memory, Magnetoelastic Control of Magnetization, System Vibrations and Dynamics, Engineering Mechanics Educational Methods and Virtual Tools


  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering Tech., Bluefield State College, 2018
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering Tech., Bluefield State College, 2018


  • Graduate Research Assistant, Virginia Tech, Dynamic Active Materials Lab (Prof. J.P. Domann) - Summer 2018 to Present
  • Teaching Assistant, Bluefield State College, Mechanical Engineering (Prof. J.N. Bolton) - Fall 2016 to Spring 2018
  • Lab Technician, Bluefield State College, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Depts. - Fall 2014 to Spring 2018
  • Undergraduate Intern, Argonne National Laboratory, Environmental Science Division - Summer 2016


  • Brent, C, Goforth, M.E., Cunningham,D., Wilcox, A., Headen, J., Sasson, D., Grainger, C., Nutt, W.M., Bickford, E. (2017). Routing Options for Transporting Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel in the Continental United States 17504 - March 2017

Honors & Awards

  • Thomas F. Lantry School of Engineering Graduate Scholarship, 2018
  • Tau Alpha Pi, 2015
  • Phi Eta Sigma, 2014