Jake Socha, Virginia Tech (image) Virginia Tech Share Print E-Mail Caption Jake Socha, assistant professor of engineering science and mechanics at Virginia Tech, is leading a study of insects to determine if their internal fluid flows may provide engineers and scientists with new ideas for how to build better artificial tissues and organs, and for the design of new medically implantable microdevices. The National Science Foundation calls this work part of the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation. Credit Virginia Tech Photo Usage Restrictions Any coverage of research by Jake Socha. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.