Archive for Civil

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 ’…


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…