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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 24 faculty members and over 100 graduate students. Ranked 7th 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.

Barbara T. Angelotti receives Staff Career Achievement Award
Barbara T. Angelotti receives Staff Career Achievement Award

Virginia Tech Engineering is excited to announce that Barbara T. Angelotti is being honored with the Virginia Tech Staff Career Achievement Award for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Barbara served as general[...]

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Virginia Tech Researchers work to unify knowledge across disciplines

With the goal of reconnecting fragmented knowledge, John Little and his colleagues have developed a tiered, system-of-systems framework to help solve complex socio-environmental problems by incorporating models from a variety of disciplines. A few years ago, Little taught a class on sustainability. “I thought I would look into the sustainability knowledgebase and pick out the […]

Andrea Dietrich publishes textbook

For the first time in the 21st century, Andrea M. Dietrich and colleagues published a comprehensive new book detailing global advances for understanding and improving the taste, odor, and consumer perception of drinking water.  Water is an essential beverage in the human diet, and one for which consumers bring their flavor preferences and personal biases […]

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 […]