H. Gene Hawkins, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Zachry Department of Civil Engineering

Research Engineer, Texas Transportation Institute

CE/TTI Bldg, Room 301C

979-845-9946

gene.hawkins@tamu.edu

 

 

 

Education:

       Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, May 1993

      
 
M.E., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, May 1983

       B.S., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, May 1981

Experience:

       Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University: Associate Professor, 2004-present.

       Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System: Research Engineer, 2001-present; Division Head, 1999-2004; Associate Research Engineer, 1993-2001; Program Manager, 1993-1999; Assistant Research Engineer, 1987-1993; Engineering Research Associate, 1986-1987.

       Hawkins Engineering, College Station, Texas: President, 1994-Present.

       Walton & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc., Associate, 1983-1986.

Research:

       Expertise:

           A leading expert on the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

           Has extensive background in traffic operations, particularly policy/practice documents

           Evaluating how the human element impacts transportation systems

           The role of retroreflectivity on the visibility of the roadway environment

Academic Information:

       Undergraduate Student Advising (available times to meet with students for advising)

       Courses Taught: CVEN 307, CVEN 400, CVEN 451, CVEN 457, CVEN 625

       Speaking Opportunities for Transportation Professionals

       Graduate Students

       General Writing Guidelines

       Thesis/Dissertation Guidelines for Current Students

       Application Information for Prospective Graduate Students (under construction)

Curriculum Vitae:

       Full CV

       Short bio (narrative)

Additional Information:

       MUTCD History

       Historic Photos

       NCUTCD Markings Technical Committee information

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