Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering is the branch of civil engineering concerned with the design and construction of foundations, slopes, retaining walls, embankments, tunnels, levees, wharves, landfills and similar facilities; and with the engineering characterization and behavior of the ground and its constituent materials


Contact Information

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Russell Green
120-B Patton Hall,
Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-9826