Department Highlights and News

Jennifer Irish seeks to minimize tsunami damage in Israel

Within minutes, tsunamis can claim tens of thousands of lives and destroy sites of archaeological, cultural, and socioeconomic importance. Jennifer Irish, a professor in Virginia Tech’s Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to find ways to minimize the damage caused by tsunamis. In her project, Read more…

Alumnus Sanjeev Malushte honored by ASCE

Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering alumnus Dr. Sanjeev R. Malushte was selected by the Energy Division to receive the 2018 Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr. Energy Award. He was selected for “significant contributions to practice, education, research, and codification activities for seismic and structural design of nuclear and industrial structures.” Malushte Read more…

Eric Bianchi honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recognizes ten college students each year for their early achievements that set the way for an optimistic future in civil engineering. This year, Eric Bianchi, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech was selected for this honor. As part of this honor, he will Read more…

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