Wilfrid A. Nixon
Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty Research Engineer IIHR -- Hydroscience & Engineering
4113 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering:
Ph.D., Engineering, Cambridge University, 1985
M.A., Engineering, Cambridge University, 1985
B.A., Engineering, Cambridge University, 1981
Special Fields of Knowledge:
Water highway maintenance; ice engineering; mechanical properties of ice.
Present Research Interests:
Snow and ice removal from roads; fatigue of ice as a structural material; modeling ice structure interaction; compressive strength of brittle materials.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships:
American Society of Civil Engineers; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Transportation Research Board; American Society for Engineering Education.