Department Highlights and News

Schnabel Engineering Lecture to be presented by K.N. Gunalan

The 14th annual Schnabel Engineering Lecture will be October 24, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in Owen’s Banquet Hall. The lecture titled “Understanding and Developing Geotechnical Performance Requirements” will be presented by K.N. Gunalan, ASCE 2019 President-Elect. Abstract: Major projects are being delivered using alternative methods such as public-private partnership in which the whole life cycle Read more…

Increasing STEM Diversity in Academia and Practice

Dr. Erica Fischer, Assistant Professor at Oregon State University, will be at Virginia Tech on Wednesday, November 13 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Torgersen Hall Room 1060 to give a presentation about increasing STEM diversity in academia and practice. Abstract: Underrepresented scholars and professionals spend a significant amount of time in service or leadership roles on Read more…

Clifford W. Randall Lecture on November 15

The Clifford W. Randall Lecture will be presented by Dr. Charles N. Haas, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering Head for the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Drexel University. Charles N. Haas received his BS (Biology) and MS (Environmental Engineering) from the Illinois Institute of Technology and his PhD in Environmental Engineering Read more…

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