Dr. Valle, an academic professional in the G. W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, received her master’s and doctoral degrees from Georgia Tech in mechanical engineering. She also holds a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from French “Grande Ecole,” EPF, the first engineering school in France to admit only women.
Dr. Valle has taught at Georgia Tech since 2004 both in civil and environmental engineering and mechanical engineering. She has also been on the faculty of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and the University of Maine. She spent several years in private industry with the MetLife Group as a business analyst. While at Tech, Dr. Valle has received numerous awards including an Amelia Earhart Zonta Foundation Fellowship, the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis Award, and the CETL Undergraduate Educator Award.