Department Highlights and News

Team Makes Fuel From Waste Food

Finding an alternative method of power generation is the idea behind a GkW Energy-sponsored Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Team that is using left over food waste from Turner Hall to product electricity as part of a biogas generator. The generator, which will be on display during the Senior Design Expo April 28 at Squires’ Commonwealth Read more…

W. Samuel Easterling honored with the ASCE Shortridge Hardesty Award

Dr. W. Samuel Easterling, Montague-Betts Professor of Structural Steel Design and Department Head of the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,  was awarded the 2017 Shortridge Hardesty Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers. He was selected for his leadership and service to the profession, particularly as past chair of Read more…