Archive for Civil

Dr. Scott Socolofsky, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, participated in a 13-day research cruise aboard the E/V Nautilus as part of the Gulf Integrated Spill Research (GISR) Consortium, funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoM…


Dr. Huilin Gao, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her research in environmental sustainability.  The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstanding junior fac…


Five Texas A&M University faculty members, including two from the Dwight Look College of Engineering, have been appointed as University Distinguished Professors. The title, which is bestowed in perpetuity, is among the highest honors awarded to Texas A&M faculty members. The recipients from…


Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program ranked 12th overall and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2016.” Individual programs ranked were: Aerospace Engineering, 8 (5 public); Agricultural Engineering 2 (2); Bio…


Dr. Robin Autenrieth, department head and A.P. and Florence Wiley Professor III, is pleased to announce the addition of three new faculty members, Dr. Xingmao “Samuel” Ma, Dr. Arash Noshadravan, and Les Pittman to the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. Ma joined the department in January 201…


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…