Archive for Civil Engineering

Sirajum Munira, a master’s student in transportation engineering in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and AKM Abir, a recent graduate of the department, were selected as finalists in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2017 Transportation Analytics Contest. …


Dr. Marcelo Sanchez, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his team of researchers are paving the way for new engineering applications that will shape the future of energy production and storage. From new possibilities in geothermal and hy…


Dr. Xiong Zhang, a former student of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the International Award for Innovation in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics at the Third European Conference on Unsaturated Soils. This award was given by the International Soc…


Faculty and staff members of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering were recognized for their contributions to the department at the department’s annual holiday party on Dec. 9. Recipients include: Zachry Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Anthony Cahill Birdwell Excellence in Teaching Award: …


Dr. John Niedzwecki, Cain ’13 Chair and Regent’s Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from the school of engineering at his alma mater, the Catholic University of America. The award recogni…


Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented to high school teachers regarding hazard assessment of natural threats during the European Geosciences Union’s (EGU) annual Geosciences Information for Teachers (GIFT) Am…


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…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its annual banquet honoring recent donors of endowed scholarships or fellowships, recipients of former student awards and students who were awarded scholarships or fellowships on Nov. 3. The department posthumously awarde…


Preterm birth is the leading cause of infant death and long-term neurological disease, and 1 in 10 infants born in the United States is affected by preterm birth according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The increasing public health threat of air pollution may be correlated to an …


Dr. Huilin Gao, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded an Early-Career Research Fellowship by The Gulf Research Program. The Early-Career Research Fellowship recognizes professionals at the critical pretenure stage of their careers …


Cheyenne Stowers, a master’s student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a fellowship from the Environmental Engineers of the Future program. The purpose of the program is to encourage students to obtain a master’s degree and increase the numb…


BUILD, a student-led organization that is aimed at unifying the student body through a physically uniting effort, is making waves across the Texas A&M University campus for its innovative and aspirational endeavors. The organization, which also aims to connect students from all different types o…


Purvit Soni, master’s student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his team recently participated in Aggies Invent. Aggies Invent is a 48-hour intensive design experience offered at the Engineering Innovation Center at Texas A&M, a 20,000 square foot rap…


Looking to explore new horizons — literally and figuratively — 99 students from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University traveled the world this summer to study the ways civil engineers build our world. The department led four study abroad programs in Spain, Italy and T…


High school students attending this year’s Camp BUILD explored the world of civil engineering in a whirlwind week filled with hands-on experience, design projects, real-world problem solving, competitions and tours at Texas A&M University. Camp BUILD is a one-week camp hosted by the Zachry Depar…