Civil And Environmental Engineering

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineering professor Sankaran Mahadevan wins international research award

    Sankaran Mahadevan, John R. Murray Sr. Professor of Engineering and civil and environmental engineering professor, is the winner of the 2022 IASSAR Distinguished Research Award. The award is presented every four years to two eminent senior researchers by the International Association on Structural Safety and Reliability at its quadrennial meeting. Read More

    Sep. 23, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Oskay named chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Çağlar Oskay has been named chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is a professor of civil and environmental engineering and holds a secondary appointment as professor of mechanical engineering. His primary research focus is on multiscale computational modeling and simulation of material and structure systems… Read More

    Feb. 5, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt University signs on to U.N.-backed Race to Zero campaign

    (L to R) Assistant Professor Leah Dundon with students Chandler Quaile, Lucas Martim de Lima Portilho, Sammy Knoblauch, Lily Hauptman, Robin Young, Lipika Narisetti, Charles Doktycz and Madeline Allen (submitted photo)  Vanderbilt engineering professor and 14 students participate in international climate change negotiations Vanderbilt University, which already has taken significant… Read More

    Nov. 11, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Research Snapshot: How will the global community react if vulnerable nations pioneer solar radiation geoengineering

    By Marissa Shapiro THE IDEA Jonathan Gilligan (John Russell) Jonathan Gilligan, associate professor of Earth and environmental sciences and civil and environmental engineering, and a group of international researchers have illustrated potential international conflicts over climate change. One of a larger group of studies, this work engaged in a… Read More

    Aug. 24, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Two engineering professors granted emeritus titles

    Two esteemed professors in the School of Engineering have been honored for their years of service and Vanderbilt University has bestowed on them the title of emeritus faculty. K. Arthur Overholser is Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Emeritus, and Prodyot (P.K.) Basu is Professor of Civil and Environmental… Read More

    May. 11, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    New CEE professor combines hydrology and data to study rivers’ cleansing capacity

    Jesus Gomez-Velez (Vanderbilt University/John Russell) When it comes to rivers, floodplains, ponds and lakes, Jesus Gomez-Velez knows the waters are never still – even if they appear to be. They continuously change, processing and removing excess harmful nitrates, filtering contaminants though grains of varied sizes, and using thermal energy to… Read More

    Oct. 24, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Workshop focuses on issue of Nashville’s gentrification

    Janey Camp, research associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, far right, speaks to other participants in the April 16 VISOR Workshop on Data in Gentrification and Equitable Development. From left are: Jonathan Gilligan, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, Ken Steif of the University of Pennsylvania, and Kimberly… Read More

    Apr. 19, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineering professors, students submit grade on state infrastructure report card

    Tennessee section of ASCE: Infrastructure GPA is a C Two Vanderbilt civil engineering professors helped grade Tennessee’s infrastructure, and the report card came home today. Professors Lori Troxel and Craig Philip and Vanderbilt engineering students were members of a team of professional engineers across Tennessee that assessed 10 categories of… Read More

    Sep. 27, 2016