Faculty

Machemehl, Clayton Recognized by UT and Industry

Machemehl, Clayton Recognized by UT and Industry

Dr. Sharon Wood, Dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering, announced in May the recipients of the 2016–17 Cockrell faculty awards, and CTR is pleased to see two of our faculty researchers included in their number. First, Dr. Randy Machemehl received the Joe J. King Professional Achievement Award, which recognizes a faculty member who has …


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Bhasin Receives ASCE Huber Prize for Infrastructure Materials Research

Bhasin Receives ASCE Huber Prize for Infrastructure Materials Research

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has awarded the 2017 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize to Associate Professor Amit Bhasin. He is recognized for “creative and rigorous work on the mechanics and physio-chemical behavior of asphalt materials.” Bhasin will receive his award at ASCE 2017 in New Orleans in October. Huber Prizes …


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Ferron and Saleh Promoted

CAEE Department Head Rich Corsi recently announced that two faculty members who work with CTR have been promoted, effective September 1, 2017: Navid Saleh to Associate Professor and Raissa Ferron to Associate Professor. Notes Corsi, “They are each wonderful colleagues and will be a big part of the future and success of our CAEE community.” …


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Fernanda Leite Honored with STAR Award

Fernanda Leite Honored with STAR Award

Fiatech, a global non-profit consortium of capital project industry stakeholders, honored Dr. Fernanda Leite with the Superior Technical Achievement Recognition (STAR) Award at their April 2016 Technology Conference & Showcase. Fiatech was launched in 2000 by UT’s Construction Industry Institute (CII)—an affiliate center of CTR—and the UK’s Process Industry Owners Forum. The STAR Award recognizes the personal contributions of Fiatech …


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Leite Doubly Honored by CII and NAE

Leite Doubly Honored by CII and NAE

CTR faculty researcher Fernanda Leite has recently been honored by two organizations: she was selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE)  (FOEE) Symposium and was also named the 2015 Outstanding CII Instructor by the Construction Industry Institute (a CTR affiliate). The FOEE Symposium brings together some of the nation’s most engaged and innovative engineering educators to discuss pioneering …


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Boske Begins Work on Final CTR Project

Professor of Economics Leigh Boske retired this past May after 38 years with UT’s LBJ School of Public Affairs. Dr. Boske has worked extensively on CTR projects over the years. His distinguished career includes service on a variety of national and international advisory committees and task forces, such as the U.S. GAO’s Educators’ Advisory Committee, …


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Kockelman Leads Testbed Effort for NSF Project

Kockelman Leads Testbed Effort for NSF Project

CTR transportation faculty Dr. Kara Kockelman is part of a new $12 million research network aimed at building sustainable, healthy, and livable cities. The project is titled Integrated Urban Infrastructure Solutions for Environmentally Sustainable, Healthy, and Livable Cities. Funded by the National Science Foundation’s Sustainability Research Network program, and led by the University of Minnesota, the …


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