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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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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EWR wins big at CEE Research Day

Students of Environmental and Water Resources (EWR) Engineering successfully participated in the seventh annual Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Research Day held on March 31st 2017. Four students from EWR won prizes for their posters. Around 45 undergraduate and graduate CEE students displayed posters based on their research. Here is the list of EWR winners: Read more…

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EWRI-COPRI Students Volunteer at Kids Tech University

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWR) graduate students from the combined Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)/Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) student chapter volunteered at Kids Tech University on 18 March 2017. Kids Tech University is a program at Virginia Tech that encourages young children to become interested in STEM related studies. The Read more…

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