Department Highlights and News

In memoriam: Thomas J. Grizzard

Thomas J. Grizzard, Jr., professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech and former director of the Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory, died unexpectedly on June 24. He was 70. “Our hearts are heavy with the news of Tom’s passing,” said G. Don Taylor, the Charles O. Gordon Professor Read more…

Linsey Marr appointed to visionary committee

Linsey Marr, a professor in the Charles Edward Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, was selected to become one of 18 new members of a national committee that aims to use engineering and science to comprehensively address global issues. The National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering Read more…

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…

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