Archive for Civil Engineering

Dr. Gretchen Miller, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently recognized as the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s Montague Scholar for the coming year. Her nomination stemmed from efforts in curriculum innovation and modification…


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…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective stude…


The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Texas A&M University is hosting its 2014 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday (Jan. 28) at Reed Arena. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is the premier recruiting event for the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The career fair is planned, organized, …


A team of students from the Texas A&M Ocean Engineering program brought home a fifth-place finish from the 2013 International Human-Powered Submarine Races that were held June 24-28 in West Bethesda, Md. The A&M entry, the SS Rowdy Howdy, had a top speed of 5.5 nautical miles per hour, whic…


A team of students from the Texas A&M Ocean Engineering program will compete in the 2013 International Human-Powered Submarine Races, June 24-28, at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock in West Bethesda, Md. The race, which takes place in a towing tank that is 25-feet deep, 30-feet wide a…


It wasn’t easy, but Irene and William Minor (left) managed to send four sons to Texas A&M University over the span of 11 years. Each of the brothers followed in their father’s footsteps as Aggie graduates, earning six of the family’s 10 degrees in civil engineering at Texas A&M.  Now the br…


A new civil engineering graduate fellowship at Texas A&M University honors Don Murff (left), a retired visiting professor and former ExxonMobil geotechnical engineer. “We are pleased to honor Don for his enormous contributions to the offshore geotechnical engineering profession,” said Alan G. Y…