Topic: Department of Civil

Civil engineer earns lifetime achievement award

April 3, 2008
Civil engineer earns lifetime achievement award

Thomas Kennedy, emeritus professor of civil engineering, has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Modified Asphalt Producers for his research that focused on the development of new materials and technical procedures.

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Researcher discusses harmful effects of ozone

Feb. 7, 2008
Researcher discusses harmful effects of ozone

Ozone is considered a toxic gas by the EPA, and its adverse effects include lung damage, exacerbated asthma symptoms and, at high levels of exposure, an increased risk of death.

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Bridge Safety Expert Available to Comment on Minneapolis Bridge Collapse Findings

Jan. 16, 2008

A University of Texas at Austin structural engineer from the Cockrell School of Engineering is available to discuss the findings related to steel plates identified as the fault point in the design of the Interstate 35-W bridge that initiated its collapse last summer in Minneapolis.

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