Department Highlights and News

Marc Edwards named one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists

The Science Museum of Virginia and the office of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe have named Virginia Tech faculty members Marc Edwards of the College of Engineering and Shuhai Xiao of the College of Science as Outstanding Scientists for 2017. Established in 1985 and sponsored by the Science Museum of Virginia, the Outstanding Scientist Award honors scientists Read more…

Gabriel Isaacman-VanWertz joins EWR faculty

Gabriel Isaacman-VanWertz will be joining the Civil and Environmental Engineering department as an assistant professor. Isaacman-VanWertz earned his bachelor’s degree in Earth and Environmental Science and Chemistry from Wesleyan University. He continued on to receive his Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on atmospheric chemistry, Read more…

Maryam Shakiba joins SEM faculty

Maryam Shakiba joins Virginia Tech from her position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she developed a mechanistic approach to calculate environmental effects of pavements structure and incorporated it into Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) analysis. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Amirkabir University of Technology in Read more…

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