In October, 2015, Roberto T. Leon, David H. Burrows Professor of Structural Engineering and Materials was elected to the Class of 2015 ASCE Distinguished Members. The honor was given at New York City at the ASCE Annual Convention. Read the entire article published by ASCE News about Dr. Leon.
The Structural Engineering and Materials Program of the Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech provides graduate study and research opportunities in a broad range of subject areas in structural engineering and structural materials. The objective of the program is to provide a quality education that is well-balanced in theoretical and practical considerations. There is a general emphasis on application of computer techniques and on experimental research. The research program in structural engineering and structural materials at Virginia Tech spans a number of subject areas.
Kamal Rojiani has been conferred the title of “associate professor emeritus” by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors
or the past two years, Matt Eatherton has used a National Science Foundation grant to develop a structural building component called a self-centering beam
Two of the top three winners and five of the top ten overall in the third year of competition the 2013 International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design (CFS Design Student Competition) were from the CEE department