The Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program (VCEMP) at Virginia Tech offers opportunities, through course work and faculty research interests, for students to acquire expertise in all phases of the construction life cycle. Leading industry trends and technological innovation are hallmarks of this internationally prominent program.

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Jesus M. de la Garza Honored with Emeritus Status

Jesus M. de la Garza, Vecellio Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of Vecellio Professor Emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The emeritus title may be conferred on retired professors, associate professors, and administrative officers who are specially recommended to the Read more…

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VCEMPer Chinmay Lad on Cover of Constructor Magazine

VCEMP MS student Chinmay Lad recently became the 1,000th person to earn the Certificate of Management – Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) designation from the Associated General Contractors of America. Chinmay’s fascination with what technology could offer to the construction industry led him to pursue his graduate education at Virginia Tech and ultimately to seek the Read more…

Big Milestones for VCEMP Students in 2019

Our VCEMP students achieved a lot in 2019! We want to share a few of these big milestones before the new semester is upon us and we are thinking about all of the great things to come in Spring 2020. PhD Students who graduated in 2019: MiguelAndres Guerra, Ph.D. (Now an assistant professor at the Read more…

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Dr. Tripp Shealy Receives New NSF Grant to Study Systems Thinking

Dr. Tripp Shealy was recently awarded a research grant in collaboration with faculty at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to study systems thinking in engineering students. Systems thinking is the ability to recognize interactions and optimize connections between components in a system. This type of thinking is critical to solve complex problems like Read more…

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