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ACI Design Award

Roberto T. Leon was honored with the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Design Award. The award recognizes advanced concepts and techniques applied to a specific design project. Awards are given to the author or coauthors of the paper and to the engineer or engineering firm responsible for the design. Leon is the David H. Burrows Professor Read more…

Academy of Engineering Excellence

Ken Anderson grew up with one foot in the city and one in the country. Raised in urban Richmond, he spent summers in Buckingham, Virginia, on his grandparents’ 300-acre tobacco farm. The contrast gave him an appreciation for each lifestyle, he said, and likely led to his choice to become a civil engineer. “I grew Read more…

Faculty receive 2016 dean’s awards for excellence

At the nineteenth annual Virginia Tech College of Engineering faculty reception, awards were presented to engineering professors for teaching innovation, research, service, and outreach for 2016. Six outstanding new assistant professors were recognized and four certificates of teaching excellence were also awarded. The Dean’s Awards for Teaching Excellence were presented to: Francine Battaglia of mechanical Read more…

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