Department News: Engineering Systems and Environment

Recent news about the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment


  • New Frontiers

    UVA Engineering Welcomes New Faculty, Innovation in 2016-2017


    The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes five new teaching faculty and 16 new tenured and tenure-track faculty in 2016-2017, most for joint...

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  • Advancing the Link Lab

    UVA makes $4.8 million strategic investment in cyber-physical systems research Lab


    The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors has approved $4.81 million over three years for the School of Engineering and Applied Science to launch a laboratory where...

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  • Excellence Through Diversity

    Nationally Recognized Racial Justice Expert Addresses Higher Education Diversity Challenges


    America’s colleges and universities are uniquely positioned to transform themselves into pockets of racial democracy and justice because they are institutions of knowledge and...

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  • Beaming Smiles, Bright Futures

    UVA Engineering Celebrates 2016 Graduates


    On Sunday, May 22, 2016, UVA Engineering celebrated 821 students who earned engineering degrees, including 628 undergraduate students, 136 master’s degree students, and 57...

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  • Faculty Accolade

    Systems & Information Engineering Professor Wins Best Paper Award


    Nicola Bezzo, an assistant professor in the University of Virginia’s Department of Systems and Information Engineering, has earned the prestigious 2015 IEEE RAM Best Paper award.

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  • Graduate Student Recognized

    Systems Engineering Graduate Research Assistant Receives Leadership Award


    UVA Engineering graduate student Heimir Thorisson has received the 2016 Leadership Award from UVA’s International Studies Office.

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  • Graduate Student Recognition

    Collaboration Leads to Best Paper Award


    A collaboration between multiple UVA Engineering departments has earned the 2016 R.A. Glenn Best Paper Award from the American Chemical Society.

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  • A Triple-Header

    Professor Donna Chen's Research Focuses on Shared, Autonomous, Electric Vehicles


    Transportation planners like Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Donna Chen have focused on making better use of existing infrastructure, adopting such...

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  • Training Tomorrow's Leaders

    UVA Engineering, MITRE Launch Systems Engineering Fellowship for Federal Employees


    The MITRE Corporation and the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science are launching a Systems Engineering Fellowship for Federal Employees intended to...

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  • From Engineering to Policy

    UVA Engineering Professor Helps Draft U.S. Foreign Policy on Urban Food Security


    Garrick Louis, a University of Virginia associate professor of systems engineering, civil & environmental engineering, and engineering and society, is a 2015-16 Jefferson...

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