Advising

Civil Engineering Undergraduate Advising Team

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Kara Lattimer
211-B Patton Hall, 540-231-7148, karalatt@vt.edu  Ms. Lattimer serves as the lead academic advisor for the CEE Department. She disseminates advising information to faculty advisors as well as working with many students herself. Academic issues or challenges are first handled through her office. Information about curriculum, courses, and departmental processes can be handled through her office.
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Virginia Formella
211-B Patton Hall, 540-231-9962, vaformella@vt.edu  Ms. Formella serves as the Advising and Student Support Assistant. She will handle walk-in appointments with undergraduate students as well as supporting faculty advisors in her role. She can easily answer many questions and inquiries from students. In addition to assisting the CEE Advising Group, Ms. Formella handles all of the class scheduling for the CEE Department.
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Dr. Joe Dove
110 Patton Hall, jodove@vt.edu  Dr. Dove is a faculty member in the Geotechnical Program Area of the Department. He often teaches undergraduate courses in geotechnical engineering. Dr. Dove has an interest in ground improvement, direct and remote sensing, climate change and strategies for adaptation, and geochemistry of earth materials. He is well versed in the undergraduate curriculum and is happy to answer student questions.
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Dr. Bill Knocke
220-B Patton Hall, knocke@vt.edu  Dr. Knocke is a faculty member in the Environmental and Water Resources Program Area of the Department. He regularly teaches undergraduate coursework and can be considered extremely knowledgeable in the field of water and wastewater. Dr. Knocke has worked with undergraduates on many different levels and enjoys assisting them with development of research and academic goals.He serves as the CEE Department’s liaison to the Undergraduate Honors students. Any student who is enrolled in the Undergraduate Honors program or seeks to perform undergraduate research should be connecting with Dr. Knocke.
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Dr. Matthew Mauldon
111-B Patton Hall, mauldon@vt.edu  Dr. Mauldon is a faculty member in the Geotechnical Program Area of the Department. He regularly teaches undergraduate geotechnical engineering courses and often works with masters students who focus on geotechnical engineering. Dr. Mauldon has an interest in engineering rock mechanics, geological engineering, and probabilistic methods in geotechnical engineering. He has been advising undergraduates for a number of years in the CEE Department and would love to get to know his students.
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Dr. Monty Abbas
301 D-3 Patton Hall, abbas@vt.edu  Dr. Abbas is a faculty member in the Transportation, Infrastructure and Systems Engineering Program Area of the Department. His interests are in real-time traffic control, traffic flow theory, driver behavior, ITS, transportation modeling and safety, artificial intelligence and systems optimization. Dr. Abbas teaches undergraduate transportation classes as well as the computer applications class. 

 

Claire White 
208 Patton Hall, cmwhite@vt.edu  Claire White is an Assistant Professor of Practice in Land Development within the Department and also works in the Real Estate Program. Her primary role in the department is teaching as part of the undergraduate curriculum.  Claire’s experience includes first-hand knowledge of the CEE Department as well as working for a private consulting firm.  She is available to advise students on their time at Virginia Tech and beyond.

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