Department Highlights and News

Paolo Scardina gets creative with online lectures

Class lectures are broadcast directly from Stroubles Creek and the Duck Pond. Dining room tables and bedrooms serve as makeshift art studios. TikTok videos find new meaning as music history vocabulary assignments. Across Virginia Tech professors are getting creative to transition their courses to the web because of the COVID-19 pandemic. To limit the spread Read more…

Linsey Marr weighs in on possibilities of COVID-19 transmission

Linsey Marr, the Charles P. Lunsford professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, does research on the emissions, fate, and transport of air pollutants in order to provide the scientific basis for improving air quality and health.   ā€œIā€™m passionate about doing research to protect human and environmental health Read more…

Virginia Tech ranked by U.S. News and World Report

The U.S. News and World Report has ranked Virginia Tech’s Civil Engineering program #9 in the nation. Environmental Engineering ranked #7 in the nation. The U.S. News & World Report survey has been published annually since 1983 and is based on a number of criteria, including peer assessment, retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial Read more…

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