Matthew Hulver named head of human nutrition, foods, and exercise

Matthew HulverAssociate Professor Matthew Hulver was tapped to lead the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise in January 2014.

Hulver heads a department with an enrollment of more than 900 undergraduates and 55 graduate students. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the Fralin Life Science Institute. Hulver’s research seeks to understand the negative consequences of an overconsumption of dietary fat on whole body and skeletal muscle metabolism. Hulver has been a faculty member at Virginia Tech since 2006.