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Virginia Tech's Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program offers graduate studies and research opportunities in the planning and design of a broad scope of environmental and water resources projects. The group is composed of 21 faculty members and over 100 graduate students. Ranked 6th at the graduate level by U.S. News and World Report, it is a nationally recognized program consisting of faculty who excel as teachers and researchers.

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Linsey Marr appointed Charles P. Lunsford Professor

Linsey Marr, professor of the civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been named the Charles P. Lunsford Professor in Engineering by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The Charles P. Lunsford Professorship was established in 1976 by Charles P. Lunsford II of C.L. Lunsford Sons & Izard Inc., of Roanoke, Virginia, Read more…

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Peter Vikesland named the Nick Prillaman Professor

Peter Vikesland, professor of the civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been named the Nick Prillaman Professor in Engineering by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The professorship was established in 1986 by Prillaman, a member of the Class of 1949 who majored in chemical engineering. The professorship recognizes teaching and research excellence Read more…

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Visiting Baker Lab

Kelso Baker Environmental Hydraulics Laboratory (BEHL) also known as Baker Lab is home to majority of research done by Dr. Kyle Strom and his research group. Dr. Strom leads the Fluid and Sediment dynamics research group in the Environmental and Water Resources (EWR) program at Virginia Tech. Their research focuses on improving the understanding of Read more…

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EWR excels at GSA Symposium

Several Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWR) graduate students participated in the 33rd Annual Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) Research Symposium held on March 29th, 2017. The student competitions at the symposium included oral and poster presentations, with graduate students from different departments at Virginia Tech presenting their research. EWR had three winners at the symposium. Read more…

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