Department Highlights and News

Emily Jannace earns Eisenhower Fellowship

Virginia Tech civil and environmental engineering graduate student, Emily Jannace, has received the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The fellowship includes an opportunity to participate in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., along with a stipend for tuition assistance. The mission of the fellowship program Read more…

The 2019 Via Report has hit mailboxes!

Each fall, the department highlights the newest Via scholars and also shares news from faculty in the annual Via Report. Click here to see the 2019 Via Report.

Maryam Shakiba selected for Young Investigator Research Program

Maryam Shakiba, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, been selected for the Air Force’s Young Investigator Research Program by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for her work studying high-temperature polymer matrix composites design through sensitivity analyses of microstructures.    Shakiba’s research focuses on materials and environmental Read more…

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