Archive for Civil

The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University held its annual Professional Day recently. Practicing engineers and former students of the department from civil engineering companies across the state were in attendance to visit with students and give presentations on their e…


Amy and John Doucet of Dripping Springs, Texas, have recently made two contributions to the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. The first establishes the Herman M. Giesen ‘49/ Amy ’82 and John ’81 Doucet Scholarship in Civil Engineering with their gift to the Texas A&M Foundation. Distributi…


William J. and William R. Winkelmann have established the William J. ’73 and William R. ’09 Winkelmann Endowed Scholarship with their gift to the Texas A&M Foundation. Funds from this endowment will provide scholarships to undergraduate students in civil engineering. William J. “Bill” Winkelman…


Alyssa Michalke, a junior ocean engineering major in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, has been selected as the leader of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets for the 2015-16 school year. Michalke's selection marks the first time in Texas A&M's 139-year history that a woman wil…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recently announced the recipients for the 2014-15 College of Engineering Teaching, Service and Contribution Awards. Five individuals received the teaching awards, three received the service awards and four received the contribution aw…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective studen…


Dr. N.K. Anand and Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud were named recipients of The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award and Regents Fellow Service Award, respectively. Both Anand and Briaud will be formally honored Wednesday (Feb. 11) at a banquet in the Bethancourt Ballroom of the Memorial…


BP named The Maroon COG the winner of the Texas A&M University Ultimate Field Trip (UFT) Competition Campus Finals, an annual competition that asks university students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields to solve a real-world global energy challenge…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge team competed in the Texas-Mexico Regional Steel Bridge Competition on Jan. 16-17 in Austin, Texas. The team placed third overall out of 16 teams. The team was first in the stiffness category and s…


The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Texas A&M University is hosting its 2015 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 27 and 28) at Reed Arena. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, is the premier recruiting event for the Dwight Look College of Engineering.  The care…


Faculty and staff of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering were recognized for their contributions to the department at the department’s annual holiday party on Dec. 12. Recipients include: Zachry Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Peter England Birdwell Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Nasir…


Two Ph.D. students in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering received awards through the Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC). Brad Brimley was the recipient of the Dr. Robert Herman Award for the Most Outstanding Student. Brimley is working on his Ph.D. in civil engineerin…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University announces the opening of two full-time faculty positions at the assistant professor level in the areas of geotechnical engineering and transportation engineering, respectively. Both positions have an anticipated start date of fal…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored five students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet Nov. 13 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus. Seniors Laura Bolling, Matthew Giglio, Eric Gil, Lauren Lauher a…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 14 for the Engineering Education Complex (EEC), a $168 million facility to support the college's 25 by 25 initiative.  Speakers at the event included: Former student, Astronaut Michael E. Fossum ’…