People become engineers because they have a passion for creating knowledge and technologies that serve society. UVA Engineering’s "For...
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.
For two UVA Engineering alumni, building bridges is more than just creating physical pathways—it’s about supporting communities. Last...
Bethany M. Gordon wants to build a more equitable world for the most disadvantaged populations — and a world that is sustainable for...
Eric Bristow saw his career path early on as a systems engineering major at UVA.
Director, Center for Risk Management of Engineering Systems, Director, UVA Site of the NSF Center for Hardware and Embedded Systems Security & Trust, Professor of Engineering Systems & Environment; Program in Systems Engineering, Program in Civil Engineering, Member, Link Lab, Faculty Advisor, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Member, Technical Advisory Council, Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Operations Management, University of Southern Denmark
- Risk Management
- Smart Buildings/Cities
- Human Machine Interface