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Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

Jul 31, 2023

CCEE Ph.D. student receives honorable mention for EERI/FEMA NEHRP Graduate Fellowship

CCEE Ph.D. student Cristina Lorenzo-Velázquez received an honorable mention for the 2023-2024 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Graduate Fellowship. She… 

Jun 29, 2023

CCEE Ph.D. candidate chosen for Margaret McNamara Education Grant

CCEE Ph.D. candidate Nancy Ingabire Abayo was selected for a Margaret McNamara Education Grant. The nonprofit organization awards education grants to women scholars from developing countries and has named 531… 

Mar 1, 2023

CCEE’s Ashly Cabas selected for Virginia Tech Young Alumni award

CCEE Assistant Professor Ashly Cabas was selected as a 2023 Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Young Alumni at Virginia Tech University. She will be… 

Feb 24, 2023

Why the Turkey-Syria Earthquakes Were So Destructive

By Andrew Moore Assistant Professor Ashly Cabas explains how the two earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria earlier this month resulted in so much death and destruction. Key Takeaways: Turkey… 

Nov 18, 2022

Research update: How can we prevent erosion of coastal roads after storms?

Roadbeds supporting coastal highways in North Carolina are susceptible to erosion during large storms, when floods and waves can erode the soil and undermine the highway. Erosion at the interface of… 

Oct 26, 2022

CCEE students bring engineering camp experience to rural Colombia

  In June 2022, CCEE Ph.D. students Ariadne Palma and Lina Espinosa, with NC State’s Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), collaborated with the Colombian youth organization Corazón Pacífico for its first…