Tarleton Civil Engineering Professor Awarded TxDOT Grant

Dr. Fei Wang


Tuesday, June 28, 2022

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University Professor Dr. Fei Wang in the Department of Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering and his collaborator, Dr. Jie Huang at UT San Antonio, were recently awarded a grant by the Texas Department of Transportation.

The research team, which will include two Tarleton students, will generate design guidance for highway projects based on cost-benefit analyses involving various ground improvement methodologies. The goal is to achieve a balance between cost and time savings.

Dr. Wang is a civil engineering Assistant Professor with expertise in transportation geotechnics, AI-geotechnics and sustainable construction materials.

For more information visit https://www.txdot.gov/.

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