News and Highlights

  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • Matthew Hebdon honored with Early Career Faculty Award

    Matthew Hebdon, Assistant Professor of structural engineering and materials, was recognized with the Early Career Faculty Award by the American Institute of Steel Construction. He will be presented with[...]
  • Siddhartha Roy recognized as one of ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering

    “Sid is one of the most inspiring, dedicated, and socially minded engineering students I have ever encountered,” said Marc Edwards, Roy’s advisor and University Distinguished Professor. “I would be[...]
  • Nina Stark selected for Office of Naval Research Program

    Nina Stark selected for Office of Naval Research Program | Virginia Tech Daily | Virginia Tech Nina Stark, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering in the College of[...]
  • Nina Stark receives NSF CAREER award

    Nina Stark, assistant professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award[...]
  • Water experts to study emerging threat of antibiotic resistance

    Bacteria that become resistant to antibiotics lead to an estimated 23,000 deaths and 2 million illnesses per year in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control is launching an[...]
  • Virginia Tech students get hands-on experience at Burnshire Dam

    Civil engineering students from Virginia Tech visiting the Burnshire Dam recently found that  life in the field isn’t the same as life in the lab. Paolo Scardina is a[...]
  • Linsey Marr Bridges Engineering and Public Health

    Air pollution is responsible for seven million premature deaths per year. Linsey Marr, professor of environmental and water resources engineering, is seeking to change that trend. Her research focuses[...]