VCEMP Alumna (MSCE’12) Dr. Pardis Pishdad, an Assistant Professor in the School of Building Construction at Georgia Tech, was named as one of the 2018 ENR “Top 20 Under 40” Professionals. ENR’s Top 20 Under 40 class of 2018 was selected from 475 nominations submitted last fall from all niches of the industry. ENR’s 10 regional Read more…
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.
Sergio Ballivian received 2nd place for the M.S. presentation category for the prestigious Paul E. Torgersen Research Excellence Award. Sergio presented his research work “Indoor localization of individuals through depth sensors.” He is working on his master’s research under the supervision of Assist. Prof. Farrokh Jazizadeh through VCEMP.
Diana M. Franco-Duran and Sogand Hasanzadeh, both PhD students, received 2018 Scholarships from CMAA’s National Capital Chapter for their leadership achievements and future potential. Both Diana and Sogand are officers of CMAA’s Student Chapter at Virginia Tech.
Sogand Hasanzadeh, a PhD student in VCEMP, received the 1st place award for her poster entitled, “Automatic Cognitive Monitoring for Risk-Taking Behavior Prediction” at the ASCE Construction Research Congress held in April in New Orleans.