Department Highlights and News

Amy Pruden receives Outstanding Mentor Award

Amy Pruden, W. Thomas Rice Professor of civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, has received the Graduate School’s 2017 Faculty Outstanding Mentor Award. Sponsored by the Graduate School, the new award, to be presented annually, recognizes excellence in mentoring graduate students. Students nominate the recipients, and one professor from each college is Read more…

Gregory Boardman honored with emeritus status

Gregory Boardman, professor of civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The emeritus title may be conferred on retired professors, associate professors, and administrative officers who are specially recommended to the board by Virginia Tech Read more…

VT Steel Bridge Team builds their way to national competition

In the early 2000’s, the Virginia Tech Steel Bridge team consistently placed in the top 10 teams at the national competition, a few times competing for first place. This year’s team wants to return to that excellence that was built years ago. “We want this year to be the start of something great to build Read more…

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