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Wicked problems? Bring them on.

As the home to UVA's recognized undergraduate and graduate degree programs in civil and systems engineering, we are a leader in the study of human and socio-technical systems. Our faculty and students create innovations that will help address society’s most wicked problems, which are often emergent, large scale, and complex in areas ranging from public health to smart cities to environmental resilience. In a rapidly changing world, we believe that a better future is possible for all by training the leaders of tomorrow in a collaborative academic environment that encourages excellence in the classroom and laboratory.

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Phone: 434-924-5575

Mami Taniuchi

Courtesy Appointment in the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment, Associate Professor of Medicine: Infectious Diseases and International Health, Joint Appointment in Biomedical Engineering

Research Areas
  • Molecular diagnostics; Polio eradication; tracking immunity and virus shedding after oral polio vaccination in resource-challenged countries.
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Phone: 434-924-1021

Madhur Behl

Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Engineering Systems and Environment, Cyber-Physical Systems Link Lab, Cavalier Autonomous Racing

Research Areas
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
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Phone: ​434-924-1365

Nicola Bezzo

Assistant Professor, Engineering Systems and Environment, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Areas
  • CPS Cyber-security
  • Autonomous Mobile Robots (aerial and ground robotics)
  • Autonomy and Controls/Control Systems
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