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Jesus M. de la Garza talks at TEDx about Aging Infrastructure

Jesus M. de la Garza gave a TEDx talk in Herndon, Virginia in May about the aging infrastructure of our nation. The abstract from his presentation is shared below. For the full video, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hXy4W9PZrY. This TEDx Talk highlighted the critical role that physical Lifelines play in defining our standard of living (quality of life).  Read more…

Sam Easterling reappointed Montague-Betts Professor of Structural Steel Design

Sam Easterling, professor and head of the Charles Edward Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been reappointed the Montague-Betts Professor of Structural Steel Design by Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands and Executive Vice President and Provost Thanassis Rikakis. The Montague-Betts Professorship of Structural Read more…

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