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.

Student teams participating in the 2021 CAEE Sustainable Dog House Competition must work together to design a virtual shelter for dogs using design software such as SketchUp, Revit, or Rhino.

The American Society of Civil Engineers has selected William J. O'Brien to receive the 2021 Computing in Civil Engineering Award for his leadership in linking science, public policy and the construction industry to drive technology development and progress.

NSF renews support for the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin to house one of seven, state-of-the-art, experimental natural hazards research facilities. 

Lance Manuel

Lance Manuel, Professor of Mechanics, Uncertainty and Simulation in Engineering (MUSE), recently received the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Award for Excellence in Engineering Teaching.

With funds provided by the late Charles Kolodzey (MS 1946), this competitive award provides an opportunity for PhD students in the department to attend technical conferences, make oral and poster presentations about their research, and to develop a network of colleagues at other universities.