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Recent MLSoC Milestones

The pair have collaborated to develop an exosuit

Virginia Tech will convey its highest honor on John Lawson

The Associated General Contractors of America just released a new safety study and recommendations designed to help firms further improve the safety and health of their workforce.

A Building Construction Student Lives a Life of SErvice

Myers-Lawson Students build sculpture at the Taubman Museum of Art to benefit Feeding America of Southwest Virginia

Recent MLSoC News Stories

Annie R. Pearce, associate professor for building construction in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, has received the university’s 2016 Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence.

Congratulations Drs. Georg Reichard & Andrew McCoy upon being named Preston & Catharine White Fellows.

Reichard, an associate professor of the Myers-Lawson School of construction has been appointed Preston and Catharine White Fellow by Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands and Senior Vice President and Provost Mark G. McNamee.

Dr. Josh Iorio works with students in Fauquier Co. School

John E. Taylor, professor of civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, presented the John L. Tishman Distinguished Lecture in the Tishman Construction Management Program at the University of Michigan on November 13th.  His lecture was entitled “Energy efficiency dynamics at the intersection between human and engineered networks.”

Dr. Simmons awarded NSF PRIME Grant

One of MLSOC’s own Industry board members; Herb Morgan, Senior Vice President of Fluor Construction, writes an article showing the growing importance of safety in the construction industry. With the age old image of construction being a dangerous job the new look on the industry is a welcome change for everyone from tradesmen to CEO’s.