Department News: Engineering Systems and Environment

Recent news about the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment


  • 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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  • Faculty Research Retreat

    Hot on the Trail of the Next Big Idea


    The faculty of the UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science are working together to identify the best big ideas to pursue next.

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  • Faculty Accolade

    UVA Engineering Dean Appointed to EPA Advisory Board Committee


    Craig Benson, dean of the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board’s...

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  • Link Lab Expands

    UVA Engineering Launches Formal, International Search for Faculty, Graduate Students in Cyber-Physical Systems


    The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science has opened its international search for eight faculty members to join a multi-million dollar initiative that...

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  • Data Science

    A Master's with a Difference


    Over the past five years, scores of universities around the country have introduced master’s-level data science programs, but few universities approach data science the way the...

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  • Traffic Report

    Engineering Graduate Uses Big Data to Seek Insights to Bicycle Travel Flow


    As a longtime bicyclist, Alec Gosse is concerned with bike safety and the desire to make bicycle travel practical in a society centered on automobile travel.

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