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Hokie Vision

In VCEMP, students are afforded the opportunity to pursue graduate study at the master of science or doctoral level and to work alongside internationally recognized faculty with expertise in domains such as:   project management and delivery systems; simulation, visualization and modeling; infrastructure asset management, financing and investment decision making; infrastructure monitoring, maintenance, and management; cyberinfrastructure; best practices in field operations; information technology in construction; hazard control and risk reduction; indoor environmental quality


Fundamental to our commitment to quality and achievement is the strategic vision of the Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program (VCEMP): Enhance the current state of the practice in the global construction industry through an innovative and integrated education, research, and outreach agenda. This vision is founded upon creating new knowledge through our research initiatives and integrating it with our educational and outreach activities, enabling our graduates to become agents of change in the Civil Engineering community.

About the Vecellio Endowment

An endowment has been provided for the Construction Engineering and Management Program in Virginia Tech’s Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering by the Vecellio Family Foundation and individual family members: the late Mrs. Leo (Evelyn) Vecellio, Sr.; Leo and Kathryn Vecellio, Jr. and their sons, Christopher and Michael; and Patricia Vecellio.

About MLSoC - The Myers-Lawson School of Construction

Classes and Student Organizations

The Myers-Lawson School of Construction (MLSoC) at Virginia Tech will be the constant beacon for innovation and excellence in construction education, research and outreach.