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Geotechnical engineering expert to present Prakash lecture today

Posted by on May 3, 2018

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Dr. James K. Mitchell, a National Academy of Engineering member and University Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech, will present the Shamsher and Sally Prakash Distinguished Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in Room 121 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Mitchell’s talk is titled “Geotechical surprises – or are they?” He will highlight three illustrative case histories and discuss how they were reviewed and if what went wrong could have been anticipated.

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Lecturer to discuss nanotechnology-enabled water treatment

Posted by on April 5, 2018

Dr. Pedro J.J. Alvarez will present a lecture titled “Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment: A Vision to Enable Decentralized Water Treatment and Address Growing Challenges of the Water Energy Nexus” at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. If you’re unable to attend the event, you can join it via Zoom.

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Tech development expert to speak at S&T

Posted by on March 26, 2018

The mechanical and aerospace engineering department and the Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers will host a presentation by Dr. Cynthia Hipwell 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Room 199 Toomey Hall. Hipwell is a research professor at Texas A&M University and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

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