civil and environmental engineering
Apr. 15, 2019—Army Futures Command and Vanderbilt University signed an agreement April 9 that links creative, innovative soldiers with top-tier Vanderbilt University experts so that ideas quickly can become useful products. Leaders from the two groups say this five-year education partnership agreement is a potential model for military-academic collaboration across the nation, not only on research and...
Apr. 4, 2019—Ravindra Duddu has been awarded a $555,000 NSF CAREER grant to analyze Antarctic ice sheet fracture, improve models for ice mass loss and reduce uncertainty in long-term projections of average sea level rise.
Feb. 1, 2019—Dr. David Pittman of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will discuss “Environmental Engineering and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center” on Tuesday, Feb. 5, as part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Frank Parker Lecture Series.
Jan. 30, 2019—Hiba Baroud, Jeffrey Bennett and Suzana Herculano-Houzel have been named to the first cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, a semester-long program designed to expand Vanderbilt’s global reach by amplifying the impact of faculty academic research.
Oct. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt's Abhishek Dubey and Yuche Chen are helping to build new tools to revolutionize the energy efficiency of transit providers in Chattanooga.
Aug. 15, 2018—Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Florence Sanchez is a co-P.I. on an international research team searching for more resilient building materials for marine infrastructure projects.
Jun. 18, 2018—Vanderbilt environmental researchers developed an index of city water policies and gathered data on the climate, water sources, population, economy and political leanings.
Mar. 23, 2018—Amr Elnashai, vice chancellor and vice president for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston, will discuss "Coupled Fire and Earthquake Loading Effects on Buildings" Thursday, March 29. The Frank Parker Lecture in Civil and Environmental Engineering will take place in Jacobs Believed In Me Auditorium at Featheringill Hall.
Jan. 31, 2018—The RRR program will train practitioners with the skills they need to engineer solutions that are safer, more durable and more responsive to stress—whether that stress is malware or a hurricane.
Jan. 18, 2018—Learn about recent developments for the Vanderbilt Initiative for Intelligent Resilient Infrastructure Systems, a 2016 TIPs project led by associate professor of civil and environmental engineering Caglar Oskay focused on improving the nation's flood infrastructure, in this VU BreakThru blog post.
Nov. 29, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers are conducting a study for the Tennessee Department of Transportation on HOV lane use.