The Structural Engineering and Materials Program of the Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech provides graduate study and research opportunities in a broad range of subject areas in structural engineering and structural materials. The objective of the program is to provide a quality education that is well-balanced in theoretical and practical considerations. There is a general emphasis on application of computer techniques and on experimental research. The research program in structural engineering and structural materials at Virginia Tech spans a number of subject areas.
News and Highlights
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Carin Roberts-Wollmann for her election to the Grade of Fellow in the American Concrete Institute! Part of the description of the requirements for being elected and ACI Fellow are shown below.
“A Fellow shall have made outstanding contributions to the production or use of concrete materials, products, and structures in the areas of education, research, development, design, construction, or management. In addition, a Fellow shall have made significant contributions to ACI through committees and/or local chapters.” -- ACI
Roberto Leon, the David H. Burrows Professor in Construction Engineering, is the recipient of this years’ Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) President’s Award. This award may be given annually at the discretion of the President of the Structural Engineering Institute and is meant to recognize exemplary contributions to the success of SEI. The award was presented at the Opening Plenary Luncheon of the Structures Congress in Chicago in March.
Sam Easterling, the Montague-Betts Professor of Structural Steel Design at Virginia Tech and department head of the Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is the 2012 recipient of the Educator Special Achievement Award of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
Departmental News and Highlights
Structural Engineering and Materials
Dr. Carin L. Roberts-Wollmann (Group Coordinator)
105B Patton Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Ph.: (540) 231-2052
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