Kevin Granata

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University who was best known as one of the top five biochemist researchers in the country whose recent research focused on neuromuscular control, muscle and reflex response and its relations to robotics, and the mechanics of how people walk and run, but who had previously taught at the University of Virginia between 1997 and 2003 before joining the faculty at Virginia Tech.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: December 29, 1961

 

Died: April 16, 2007

 

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia