The Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program (VCEMP) at Virginia Tech offers opportunities, through course work and faculty research interests, for students to acquire expertise in all phases of the construction life cycle. Leading industry trends and technological innovation are hallmarks of this internationally prominent program.
News and Highlights
The Honorable Stephen T. Ayers, the Architect of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. will deliver the Vecellio Distinguished Lecture on Friday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. at Holtzman Alumni Center Auditorium at The Inn at Virginia Tech.
On May 7 during the College of Engineering Dean’s Awards reception, Professor Jesus M. de la Garza was presented with the 2014 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service.
Dr. Jesus M. de la Garza, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, NAC is honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers for his leadership in construction education and research focused on improved infrastructure management and the use of information technology in construction. For more information, please click here.
Denise R. Simmons, a principal faculty member and assistant professor in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech, is the recipient of a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Development (CAREER) Award to learn more about the influence of various factors in the choices undergraduate engineering students make regarding their co-curricular involvement, ultimately leading to their entry into the work force.
Departmental News and Highlights