Archive for ASCE

The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomed three tenure-track faculty members this year. Drs. Maria Koliou, Petros Sideris and Matthew Yarnold join as assistant professors. Koliou joins the department from a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institute of S…


Jonathan Bower, P.E., M.ASCE, is a 2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering - Professional honoree and a project engineer at L.A. Fuess Partners, INC. He graduated from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University with his bachelor's in 2010 and his master's in 2012. Since child…


The Texas A&M University student chapters of the Geo-Institute and Structural Engineering Association of Texas recently hosted a workshop on the application of Fast Lagrangian Analysis of Continua in 3 Dimensions (FLAC3D) computational modeling in geotechnical and structural engineering. Augusto…


Dr. Robert Stevens, 2015 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), visited Texas A&M University on Sept. 8. Stevens met with Dr. Robin Autenrieth, department head, and other faculty members to discuss the success of the academic program in the Zachry Department of Civil Engine…


Dallas Little, senior research fellow at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, gave the C.L. Monismith Lecture at the Geo-Chicago conference August 17. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute (G-I) is one of the eight specialty ASCE institutes. Geotechnical engineering is …


Parisa Khodabakhshi, a Ph.D. student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the O.H. Ammann Research Fellowship from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). This fellowship is given to a member of ASCE to promote the creation of new kn…


Jean-Louis Briaud, Distinguished Professor and holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected by the Geo-Institute (GI) to receive the 2016 Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award. Briaud was selected in recognition of the outsta…


Dr. Dallas Little, Snead Chair Professor and Regents Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Carl L. Monismith Lecture on Pavement Engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute. The lecture is awarded annuall…


Drs. Zachary Grasley and Mary Beth Hueste of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University received awards at the spring 2016 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Grasley, associate professor and the Peter C. Forster …


Texas A&M University's American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe student teams competed in the regional competitions held April 7-9 at Texas Tech University. The Steel Bridge team’s first place finish qualifies it for the national competition to be held at Brigha…


Dr. Dallas Little, Snead Chair Professor and Regents Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected by the Transportation and Development Institute to receive the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Francis C. Turner Award for his work o…


Dr. Francisco Olivera, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was appointed Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). A prestigious honor held by fewer than 3.5 percent of ASCE members, ASCE Fellows are identified as having made…


Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, distinguished professor and holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected to be the 2015-2016 Cross-USA lecturer for the Geo-Institute (GI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Sele…


Rachel Hayden ‘89, president and founder of Hayden Consultants, Inc. and former American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Dallas branch president, was awarded the 2015 Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Hayden was selected for her outstanding entrepreneurial efforts with her company,…


Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, distinguished professor and holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently elected technical region director in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for 2015-2018. Briaud brings over man…