News and Highlights

  • George Filz receives emeritus status

    George Filz, former Professor, Director of the Center for Geotechnical Practice and Research, and Assistant Department Head, has been conferred the title of the Charles E. Via, Jr. Professor[...]
  • 2020 Commencement

    University Commencement Page Engineering Commencement Page The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will be participating in the university commencement, as well as holding virtual[...]
  • 2020 First in Class Named: Julia Cadman

    “I have always loved science and math and knew I wanted to be an engineer. I choose civil engineering because it allows you to work on projects that impact[...]
  • Lucy Travers named Class of 2020 CEE Outstanding Senior

    “I chose civil engineering because of how tangible and broad the field is,” said Lucy Travers, the class of 2020 civil and environmental engineering Outstanding Senior. “There are so[...]
  • Senior Spotlight – Alexie Jean Jacques

    Alexie Jean Jacques has moved a lot in her life. She is originally from the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia and moved to the United States at age 13[...]
  • Department debuts Sustainable Land Development MS graduate program

    A new Masters of Science program in Sustainable Land Development will provide a valuable resource for civil engineers focusing in planning, design, construction, and management of facilities and infrastructure.[...]
  • Paolo Scardina gets creative with online lectures

    Class lectures are broadcast directly from Stroubles Creek and the Duck Pond. Dining room tables and bedrooms serve as makeshift art studios. TikTok videos find new meaning as music[...]
  • Linsey Marr weighs in on possibilities of COVID-19 transmission

    Linsey Marr, the Charles P. Lunsford professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, does research on the emissions, fate, and transport of air[...]
  • Virginia Tech ranked by U.S. News and World Report

    The U.S. News and World Report has ranked Virginia Tech’s Civil Engineering program #9 in the nation. Environmental Engineering ranked #7 in the nation. The U.S. News & World[...]
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