Javad Mohammadi is the department's new Building Energy and Environments assistant professor.

New framework developed by UT Austin engineers applies big data, supercomputing to soil liquefaction

Bayrak Ogzhan

The Cockrell School of Engineering awarded Dr. Oguzhan Bayrak the Joe J. King Professional Engineering Achievement Award for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. This award was establish in 1977 to recognize a faculty member who has made significant contributions in furthering the profession of engineering. 

Speaking on the award, Dr. Bayrak said “I am deeply humbled by this award. I owe my deepest gratitude and most sincere thanks to all of my students, staff and colleagues who made all of my professional accomplishments possible. Without their support, I would not be where I am today.”

Dr. Bayrak is a professor in the Structural Engineering group within the CAEE Department and he holds the Phil M. Ferguson Professorship in Civil Engineering endowment. His technical interests include behavior, analysis, and design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures, bridge engineering, evaluation of structures in distress, structural repair, fiber reinforced polymers and earthquake engineering.

Lymon C. Reese

Professor Lymon C. Reese had a 33-year career at UT Austin, conducting pioneering work in performing field studies with instrumented piles and drilled shafts. Elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1975, he developed analytical methods now widely used in the design of deep foundations.

UT tower

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that James Barnard, alumnus of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, has been elected to the prestigious academy.