The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, which is ranked in the top 10 accredited civil and environmental engineering departments by the US News and World Report survey, is one of the largest programs in the United States. The Department currently has 50 full-time faculty, 480 undergraduate, and 389 graduate students. The Department awarded the following degrees last year: 255 Bachelors, 125 Masters, and 25 Doctorates. Civil engineers are the principal designers, constructors, operators, and caretakers of many of the constructed facilities and systems that contribute to the high quality of life enjoyed in the United States. The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers educational programs in all areas of civil engineering practice.
The Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Virginia Tech has the Via Scholars Program that awards M.S. and Ph.D. fellowships to prospective students for graduate study in all areas of civil and environmental engineering. The fellowships provide a competitive stipend (up to $34,000 per year for Ph.D. students), full coverage of tuition and comprehensive fees, and funding to cover health insurance needs. Applicants for the fellowship must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. For more information please contact Ms. Lindy Cranwell, graduate coordinator, at email@example.com, and visit this page for more information.
Department Highlights and News
Harold Post has worked on a wide variety of projects in his 30 years at Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory (OWML) in Manassas, Va. In 1984, he started experimenting with IBM personal computers for faculty and students at the lab, making it one of the first research facilities in the university to get these types of computers.
Join us on Friday, April 25, 2014 in 100 Hancock Hall at 4:00 p.m. for the Annual G.V. Loganathan Distinguished Lecture.
Dr. Larry Mays, a professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University will be speaking.
Mary Hunter, Fiscal Director for The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received one of five University President’s Awards for Excellence. This prestigious award recognizes the outstanding contributions and consistent excellence of university staff and faculty