The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, which is ranked in the top 10 accredited civil and environmental engineering departments by the US News and World Report survey, is one of the largest programs in the United States. The Department has 46 full-time faculty, 657 undergraduate, and 400 graduate students. Civil engineers are the principal designers, constructors, operators, and caretakers of many of the constructed facilities and systems that contribute to the high quality of life enjoyed in the United States. The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers educational programs in all areas of civil engineering practice.

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  • Effect of Silver Nanoparticles and Antibiotics on Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Anaerobic Digestion 

    Miller, Jennifer H.; Novak, John T.; Knocke, William R.; Young, Katherine; Pruden, Amy; Hong, Yanjuan; Vikesland, Peter J.; Hull, Matthew S.; Pruden, Amy (Water Environment Federation, 2013-05)
    Water resource recovery facilities have been described as creating breeding ground conditions for the selection, transfer, and dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) among various bacteria. The objective of ...
  • CEE Alumni News, Summer 2017 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017)
    This is the 2017 alumni newsletter for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • 2012 Via Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2012)
    This is the 2012 annual report for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • 2013 Via Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2013)
    This is the 2013 annual report for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • 2014 Via Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014)
    This is the 2014 annual report for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • 2016 Via Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016)
    Department head’s message: Greetings from Blacksburg! Once again it is our pleasure to present the annual edition of the Via Report. This year’s report is especially memorable because it is the 30th edition. We will have ...
  • 2017 Via Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017)
    This is the 2017 annual report for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • 2015 Via Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2015)
    Department head’s message: Greetings from Blacksburg! Once again it is our pleasure to present the annual edition of the Via Report. I hope you enjoy the excellent articles on several of the outstanding research efforts ...
  • CEE Alumni News, Summer 2011 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2011)
    Note from the Department Head: Greetings from Blacksburg!! I hope you are having an enjoyable and productive summer. It is always a pleasure to write this message for our summer newsletter. This publication provides a great ...
  • CEE Alumni Newsletter , Summer 2009 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2009)
    This is the 2009 alumni newsletter for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • CEE Alumni News, Summer 2013 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2013)
    This is the 2013 alumni newsletter for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • CEE Alumni News, Summer 2014 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014)
    Note from the Department Head: Greetings from Blacksburg!! I hope that your summer is going well. Once again, I have the pleasure to share this message with you as part of our summer newsletter. The newsletter provides a ...
  • CEE Alumni News, Summer 2015 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2015)
    This is the 2015 alumni newsletter for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • CEE Alumni News, Summer 2016 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016)
    This is the 2016 alumni newsletter for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • A Micro-Scale Investigation on the Behaviors of Asphalt Mixtures under Freeze-Thaw Cycles Using Entropy Theory and a Computerized Tomography Scanning Technique 

    Xu, Huining; Li, Hengzhen; Tan, Yiqiu; Wang, Linbing; Hou, Yue (MDPI, 2018-01-23)
    The thermodynamic behavior of asphalt mixtures is critical to the engineers since it directly relates to the damage in asphalt mixtures. However, most of the current research of the freeze-thaw damage of asphalt mixtures ...
  • Dynamic Travel Time Prediction using Pattern Recognition 

    Chen, Hao; Rakha, Hesham A.; McGhee, Catherine C. (TU Delft, 2013)
    Travel-time information is an essential part of Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATISs) and Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMSs). A key component of these systems is the prediction of travel times. From the ...
  • Evaluation of Resiliency of Transportation Networks After Disasters 

    Freckleton, Derek; Heaslip, Kevin; Louisell, William; Collura, John (The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 2012)
    The resiliency of infrastructure, particularly as related to transportation networks, is essential to any society. This resiliency is especially vital in the aftermath of disasters. Recent events around the globe, including ...
  • Effects of inset floodplains and hyporheic exchange induced by in-stream structures on nitrate removal in a headwater stream 

    Hester, Erich T.; Hammond, Benjamin; Scott, Durelle T. (Elsevier, 2016-10-15)
    Stream restoration efforts in the United States are increasingly aimed towards water quality improve-ment, yet little process-based guidance exists to compare pollutant removals from different restorationtechniques for ...
  • pH-Triggered Molecular Alignment for Reproducible SERS Detection via an AuNP/Nanocellulose Platform 

    Wei, Haoran; Vikesland, Peter J. (Nature, 2015-12-11)
    The low affinity of neutral and hydrophobic molecules towards noble metal surfaces hinders their detection by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS). Herein, we present a method to enhance gold nanoparticle (AuNP) ...
  • Forecasting Model for Air Taxi, Commercial Airline, and Automobile Demand in the United States 

    Baik, Hojong; Trani, Antonio A.; Hinze, Nicolas; Swingle, Howard; Ashiabor, Senanu; Seshadri, Anand (Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 2008)
    A nationwide model predicts the annual county-to-county person roundtrips for air taxi, commercial airline, and automobile at 1-year intervals through 2030. The transportation systems analysis model (TSAM) uses the four-step ...

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