Vanderbilt environmental engineers appointed to National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board executive and climate change adaption committees
Nov. 9, 2020—Mark Abkowitz and Craig Philip will assume influential positions on the Transportation Research Board, bringing expertise and forward-looking vision to community and infrastructure resiliency planning.
Oct. 14, 2020—The Division of Administration is conducting a series of surveys designed to gain a better understanding of commuter attitudes and behaviors in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Survey results will inform mobility and transportation efforts on campus and scholarly research at the university.
MoveVU travels on with $8.4 million from Tennessee Department of Transportation and Vanderbilt University
Aug. 4, 2020—Based on the success of the MoveVU sustainable transportation program launched in 2018, Vanderbilt University has received an additional $8.4 million, funded equally by the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program and the university, to scale up its activities.
May. 17, 2020—Mark Abkowitz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses the challenges of managing a natural disaster during a pandemic.
Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018.
Nov. 14, 2018—In this week's column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses MoveVU, the university's mobility strategy, and explores a critical question for Vanderbilt: How do we move our people?
Nov. 7, 2018—MoveVU, Vanderbilt's mobility strategy for faculty, staff and students, has a received a major boost from a $4.5 million federal grant, which the university will match.
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.
Sep. 13, 2017—Smarter zoning, better hazard maps and more stormwater management are among the key recommendations Vanderbilt environmental engineer Mark Abkowitz has for coping with extreme weather.
Sep. 13, 2017—A number of Vanderbilt professors can provide interviews about rethinking how and why we rebuild after disasters, designing policies to keep Americans safe and predicting extreme weather impacts.
Jun. 2, 2017—Researchers are studying how commerce and flood control on inland waterways and the residents along them must change.
Mar. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.