Department Highlights and News

What’s in your indoor air?

For decades, indoor air pollution has actually exceeded outdoor pollution. And that’s because in a closed environment, synthetic materials in things like flooring and furniture, outgas, sending particles into the air. Some are harmful to health. Now, as Robbie Harris reports, scientists at Virginia Tech are working to flag which ones are dangerous, so they Read more…

CEE ranked in two graduate programs

Environmental Engineering graduate program was ranked number seven. and the civil engineering graduate program was ranked number nine in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report’s rankings. Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering recorded one top-five and three top 10 placements in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s graduate program rankings. Eleven of the college’s Read more…

Linsey Marr receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Linsey Marr, the Charles P. Lunsford Professor in Engineering in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, has earned the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). The award, presented by the CETL to approximately nine Virginia Tech faculty members each academic year, recognizes a faculty member’s effective, engaged, and Read more…