Frank Morris receives SEAS Graduate Teaching Award
Frank Morris, MS (2014) was recognized during graduation ceremonies as one of three students that received the SEAS Graduate Teaching Award. Frank was a TA in 2013 and 2014 for the Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering class.
In cooperation with CUES, Inc., the pipe inspection robot FutureScan was used to scan for voids around an 18" horizontal directionally drilled pipe in Burnt Chimney, VA.
Researchers develop a method to spatially calculate risk of sinkholes along roadways
In partnership with VDOT, a method to calculate risk levels for sinkholes along roadways was developed using GIS.
Lizzie Engel Presents at TRB Transportation for Sustainability Conference
Lizzie Engel presented a poster at the International TRB Transportation for Sustainability Conference on May 7th, 2015
Dr. Ivey Burden joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Virginia in January 2012. Her research and teaching interests include geotechnical engineering, foundations engineering, solid waste management, risk analysis in infrastructure systems, geotechnical earthquake engineering, and geophysical testing techniques. Dr. Ivey Burden’s research methods vary widely, ranging from theoretical systems modeling to a combination of laboratory and field investigations.
Dr. Ivey Burden is involved in ASCE GeoInstitute, the Transportation Research Board (TRB), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), and is a National Science Foundation (NSF) ENHANCE Fellow.