AUSTIN, Texas Sharon L. Wood has been named the ninth dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. A professor of structural engineering and an expert on the earthquake response of concrete structures, Wood has served as interim dean since October 2013 and will assume the post permanently Sept. 1.Read more
ConocoPhillips continued its commitment to funding higher education at The University of Texas at Austin yesterday with a contribution of $1.185 million.Read more
AUSTIN, Texas Sharon L. Wood has been appointed interim dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering.
Wood, a structural engineer and chair of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, will assume her new role Oct. 1. She replaces Gregory L. Fenves, who will become the university's new executive vice president and provost next month.Read more
Five university professors and two alumni have been inducted into three national academies. May 7 the Tower glows orange in their honor.Read more