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Nina Stark selected for Office of Naval Research Program

Nina Stark selected for Office of Naval Research Program | Virginia Tech Daily | Virginia Tech Nina Stark, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, has been selected by the Office of Naval Research for its 2018 Young Investigator Program. Stark was selected for the program to further her research Read more…

Nina Stark receives NSF CAREER award

Nina Stark, assistant professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award to study soil mechanics in response to hydrodynamic forcing and morphodynamics. “With this funding, I will work to improve methods for the prediction, assessment, and mitigation Read more…

Water experts to study emerging threat of antibiotic resistance

Bacteria that become resistant to antibiotics lead to an estimated 23,000 deaths and 2 million illnesses per year in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control is launching an expansive effort to study various facets of the growing threat by funding researchers across the nation, including two prominent water experts at Virginia Tech. The CDC Read more…

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