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Civil engineering alum and bridge engineering expert is an assistant professor at Texas A&M University

Civil engineering alum Dr. Matthew Yarnold '03 '05G has been honored by the American Institute of Steel Construction with the 2019 AISC Early Career Faculty Award, which is given to individuals who demonstrate promise in the areas of structural steel research and teaching, and other contributions to the structural steel industry.

Yarnold is an assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University and an assistant research scientist at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. 

The award will be presented on April 3 at the 2019 NASCC: The Steel Conference in St. Louis.

Yarnold’s research interests include structural steel behavior, bridge engineering, the experimental assessment of structural systems, novel techniques for structural health monitoring and engineering education. He has extensive experience with the experimental testing of structural systems and has led research projects for the National Science Foundation, state departments of transportation, and private engineering firms. He is an active member of several national committees through the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Transportation Research Board.

Read the full story on Texas A&M Engineering's website.

Yarnold Research Team, Texas A&M University

Dr. Matthew Yarnold '03 '05G, second from left, is pictured with members of his research team at Texas A&M University, where he is an assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. (Photo courtesy of Matthew Yarnold/Texas A&M)