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Virginia Tech teams with Federal Highway Administration

BLACKSBURG, Va., June 30, 2015 – In a project funded by the Federal Highway Administration, the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has welcomed the first Sideway-force Coefficient Routine Investigation Machine, or SCRIM for short, to the United States. The project objective is to assist states in the development of Pavement Friction Management Programs and demonstrate continuous Read more…

John E. Taylor named Preston and Catharine White Professor

John E. Taylor, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been named Preston and Catharine White Professor by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The professorship is funded from the Preston and Catharine White Endowment for the Myers-Lawson School of Construction. The endowment was established in Read more…

Take graduate courses via distance learning

The Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program provides an opportunity for graduate studies via distance learning. Students have the opportunity to consider pursuing an M.S. degree through web-based course offerings in two disciplinary areas: -Construction Engineering and Management (new program beginning in Fall 2015) -Environmental and Water Resources Engineering For more information about the program and how Read more…

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