Archive for Civil

The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized recently at the 10th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an indica…


The first all-Aggie Engineering Tailgate is slated for Nov. 15, three hours prior to the kickoff of the Texas A&M vs. Missouri football game. The tailgate, which will feature food, giveaways and a carnival, will be held on the lawn north of the Zachry Engineering Center (indoors if it rains) on …


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University recently recognized the 2014 recipients of the department’s Distinguished Graduate Award. The award was established to recognize and honor former students who have excelled in the civil engineering profession, highlighting thei…


Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, was announced as director of the Yucatán Initiative on Sept. 19. The initiative is a joint effort between Yucatán and Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Texas A&am…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country’s undergraduate universities and programs. The Dwight Look College of Engineering maintained its ranking of 15t…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University will hold the 22nd Buchanan Lecture on November 7, 2014 at the College Station Hilton at 2 p.m. in the Brazos Amphitheater. The 2014 Buchanan Lecturer is Dr. Craig H. Benson, who is a distinguished professor at the University of …


Dr. Robin Autenrieth, Department Head and A.P. and Florence Wiley Professor III, is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members, Dr. Zachary Grasley and Mr. Jeffrey Otey. Dr. Zachary Grasley, associate professor and Peter C. Forster Faculty Fellow I, joined the department August 1…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted 143 prospective students on campus during two camps held in July. Seventy-five rising juniors and seniors participated in the Women Explore Engineering (WEE) camp and an additional 68 students from 12 Texas high schools parti…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering held its first summer camp, Camp BUILD, July 20-25. The program was developed to provide high-achieving students who demonstrated an interest in civil engineering the opportunity to better understand the opportunities the profession offers for a rewarding c…


Dr. Norris Stubbs, professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, passed away August 9, 2014. Dr. Stubbs served the department for over 30 years. Dr. Stubbs was born in Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas and was an Olympic runner for his home country in the 1968 games in Mexico City at the…


Dr.  Marcelo Sanchez, associate professor, and Dr. Philip Park, assistant professor, in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering recently graduated from the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education) Teaching Workshop. The six-day workshop…


Making train traffic safer is the goal of a study being conducted at Wellborn and Graham Roads in College Station. That sound is tough to miss; the loud horn of a train as it rolls through Bryan-College Station. They are two cities with ties to the railroad industry that go back more than 100 years…


The Texas A&M concrete canoe team will be competing at the National Concrete Canoe Competition June 19-21 at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The team, which consists of 17 civil engineering majors and one aerospace engineering major, earned a spot in the national competition by winni…


Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, has been selected as a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Society’s highest honor. ASCE, representing 145,000 members worldwide, selected 11 members for its 2…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Stefan Hurlebaus holder of the Peter C. Forster Career Development Professor in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The endowed development professorship was effective June 1. Hurlebaus is an associate professor …