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Mike Walton Appointed Interim Chair

headshot of Mike Walton


Oct. 1, 2013

C. Michael Walton will serve as interim chair while a search for the next CAEE department chair takes place.

Walton was chair of the department from 1988 to 1996 and has had a long and distinguished career at UT Austin since joining CAEE in 1971.  He is a renowned researcher, and has been recognized by election to the National Academy of Engineering.

He is a distinguished member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and is a valuable resource for the State of Texas, providing leadership and advice in planning the state's transportation systems.