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Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Krishna Kumar

Area(s) of Expertise:
Geotechnical Engineering
Sustainable Systems Engineering

Educational Qualifications:
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2015
M.S., Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2010
B.E., Anna University, 2008

Technical Interests:
Multi-scale modeling of natural hazards, landslides, earthquakes, debris flows, material point method, discrete element, and lattice Boltzmann, high-performance computing in geomechanics; large-scale big data frameworks for modeling infrastructure systems.

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2022 Student T-Shirt Contest

Entry now open to our t-shirt design contest!

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CAEE Students Win 1st Place in Texas Water Conference Design Competition

The University of Texas CAEE Student Team took home the first place trophy in the Texas Water Conference’s Student Design Competition this year. The team was composed of three environmental engineering grad students, Himanshu Sail, Shivani Katkar, and Jake Goodman, and mentored by Associate Professor Manish Kumar.

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Dr. Todd Helwig wins the AISI Steel Bridge Task Force 2022 Richard S. Fountain Award

Dr. Todd Helwig, professor and director of the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, has won the 2022 Richard S. Fountain Award for his innovation and leadership within the steel industry.

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Dr. Mary Jo Kirisits earns the 2022 Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family K-16 Teaching Innovation Award

Dr. Mary Jo Kirisits, environmental engineering professor for CAEE, has won the 2022 Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family K-16 Teaching Innovation Award. The award is reserved for faculty members in the Cockrell School of Engineering who has most impacted students in K-12 and beyond, encouraging enrollment into STEM education and empirically improving the educational experience across all grade levels.

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Civil & Environmental Engineering Program Ranked in the Top 5 in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

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