Wilfrid A. Nixon

Wilfrid A. Nixon
Emeritus Faculty, Civil and Environmental Engineering
(319) 335-5166
4113 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
1987
Education: 
Ph.D., Engineering, Cambridge University, 1985
M.A., Engineering, Cambridge University, 1985
B.A., Engineering, Cambridge University, 1981
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
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Water highway maintenance
ice engineering
mechanical properties of ice