Antar Jutla , assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at West Virginia University , has earned a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for his research on how extreme events and enhanced climatic variability impact the emergence of water-borne pathogens that cause infection in humans. The award comes with nearly $500,000 in funding over a five-year period.
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Michael Flowers, a civil engineering graduate, is one of five alumni selected for induction into WVU's Distinguished Alumni Academy.
West Virginia University has been selected as the recipient of the Heiskell Award for innovation in international partnerships with its strategic partner in the Middle East, the Royal University for Women in Bahrain.
An innovative solution that extends the life of aging dams that was created, tested and implemented in conjunction with researchers at West Virginia University has received top honors at a national composites conference.
West Virginia University sent two teams to the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration–Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Organization National Mine Rescue Contest in Beckley, October 27-28. Both ended up on the winner’s platform.
With a national reputation as a leader in rare earth extraction research, West Virginia University is poised to take another step in developing a domestic supply of rare earth minerals that are critical to national defense and U.S. economic security.
A doctoral student in civil engineering at West Virginia University is a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual competition that rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisors.
An award from the National Science Foundation will allow a researcher from West Virginia University to better predict greenhouse gases and carbon storage under rising temperatures and changing environments.
Two students from West Virginia University have been awarded scholarships by Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honorary.