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VT Steel Bridge Team builds their way to national competition

In the early 2000’s, the Virginia Tech Steel Bridge team consistently placed in the top 10 teams at the national competition, a few times competing for first place. This year’s team wants to return to that excellence that was built years ago. “We want this year to be the start of something great to build Read more…

George Filz honored as ASCE Distinguished Member

Consider it the Hall of Fame of civil engineering. The best of the best. Distinguished Member status is reserved for the most eminent of civil engineers in the Society. There are only 228 Distinguished Members among the Society’s current membership of over 150,000 people. Meet the Class of 2017 Distinguished Members, as recently elected by Read more…

Three CEE Faculty win Dean’s Awards

At the twentieth annual Virginia Tech College of Engineering faculty reception, awards were presented to engineering professors for teaching innovation, research, service, and outreach. The Dean’s Awards for Teaching Excellence were presented to: Godmar Back of computer science, Raffaella De Vita of biomedical engineering and mechanics, and Steve Southward of mechanical engineering. The Dean’s Awards Read more…

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