An alliance of nine universities, three national labs and 37 companies will tackle one of the biggest hurdles to decarbonizing manufacturing: carbon dioxide emissions from generating process heat.

The International Bridge Conference (IBC) Executive Committee has selected Dr. Todd Helwig to receive the 2023 George S. Richardson Medal.  This award is given annually for a single, recent outstanding achievement in bridge engineering.  The selected achievement may consist of design, construction, research, or education. 

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The Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department is once again in the top 10 graduate programs nationally according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings. Civil Engineering has ranked No.4, and Environmental Engineering is No.5.

Blair Johnson is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, entitled “Stratified Mixing in Sheared and Zero-Mean-Shear Turbulent Environments.”

Ashray Saxena, a doctoral student in civil engineering, has been honored as one of the ten 2023 New Faces of Civil Engineering Professionals by ASCE. This award is given to highly influential engineers under 30 years old and within the first decade of their careers.

The University of Texas at Austin is leading a new multi-university transportation research hub that will focus on evolving travel behaviors in the wake of technological advances and ongoing shifts in work habits.

The National Academy of Engineering has elected Alumnus Fariborz Maseeh, who received a master’s degree in civil engineering in 2008 from UT Austin, to the Academy for 2023.

The American Institute of Steel Construction has awarded Dr. Michael Engelhardt the Geerhard Haaijer Award for Excellence in Education.

The Academy of Distinguished Alumni inducted two posthumous members for the first time in its history. The two members, T.U. Taylor and Ervin S. Perry, were renowned throughout the University as pioneers, each achieving a number of firsts in their individual careers. They were inducted on November 4, 2022 at the annual Academy Induction Ceremony and Banquet held at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center.