Department Highlights and News

Virginia Tech team brings relief to well owners following hurricanes

It all started with a few phone calls to check in on friends at Texas A&M and the University of Florida. After hurricanes Harvey and Irma battered the southern coastline, Kelsey Pieper called Extension faculty from the two universities — friends she’d met through her work as a U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Read more…

The Vecellio Distinguished Lecture

Ms. Kristina L. Swallow, P.E. 2018 ASCE President and Program Manager at City of Las Vegas “Preparing the Next Generation of Civil Engineer” Friday October 20, 2017 4:00 p.m. Quillen Auditorium, Goodwin Hall Blacksburg, VA 24060 Reception to follow in the lobby of Goodwin Hall  

Deborah Dickerson appointed Center Director

Deborah Dickerson, associate professor in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction and the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and, has been appointed to lead the Virginia Tech Center for Innovation in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-being. The center is a consortium of researchers, students, industry leaders, and worker representatives conducting interdisciplinary research Read more…