A leading center at UT will soon have a new director: accomplished faculty member Terry Hazen is taking the helm at the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering News
Water-related issues are quickly shaping up to be a major concern around the world, and a new lab at UT hopes to tackle that concern. The Hydraulics and Sedimentation Laboratory officially opened this week, with the implications of its research already being felt.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is hosting an open house Tuesday, May 12, for its new state-of-the-art Hydraulics and Sedimentation Laboratory, one of the most advanced in the country and one of the few in the Southeast.
One of the oldest departments in the College of Engineering will soon have a new leader: Chris D. Cox has been selected to oversee the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
The Philadelphia Inquirer recently interviewed David Clarke, the director of UT’s Center for Transportation Research, about rail safety.
An iconic member of the College of Engineering received a high honor recently as the Dr. Edwin G. Burdette Professorship Endowment was announced.
Center for Transportation Research Director David Clarke, considered an expert in the field of rail transportation, safety, and shipping, recently talked to Motherboard about the future of driverless trains. Motherboard, on online magazine that describes itself as “dedicated to the intersection of technology, science and humans,” posed the question as to why, given all the
Vehicles carrying hazardous materials are a part of everyday traffic in the modern world, with 1.2 million shipments a day in the United States alone. Most drivers aren’t aware of this—until something goes awry.
UT’s David Clarke recently took part in a show on NPR discussing railroad safety.
Ed Burdette, the Fred N. Peebles Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named the Peter G. Hoadley Award winner for 2014.