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Dr. Kenneth J. Fridley

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Dean’s Office

Dr. Ken Fridley originally joined The University of Alabama in 2003 as professor and head of the department of civil, construction and environmental engineering and became the senior associate dean in the College of Engineering in 2015. He has also served as the founding director of the University’s Center for Sustainable Infrastructure. Fridley earned his… Read more about Dr. Kenneth J. Fridley

Engineering First-Class Facilities: H.M. Comer Hall Renovated to One-Stop Shop for Students

The new H.M. Comer Hall radiates professionalism and class and is a one-stop shop for students to get all of their engineering needs met in one place. The newly renovated building provides an appropriate entryway into the Shelby Engineering and Science Quad and has become the portal into The University… Read more

In The News: ASCE to Update CE Body of Knowledge; Member Input Sought

Career development, it is said, often isn’t about what you know but who you know. But in civil engineering, what you know matters. “We’re living in times that are changing at an accelerated rate,” said committee chair Ken Fridley, Ph.D., F.ASCE, a senior associate dean at the University of Alabama. Read more

Sources: ASCE News

UA College of Engineering appoints two associate deans: Wiest named associate dean for research and economic development

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Dr. Charles L. Karr, dean of The University of Alabama College of Engineering, recently announced the hiring of two new associate deans. Karr named Dr. Ken Fridley senior associate dean for administration and appointed Dr. Viola Acoff as associate dean for undergraduate and graduate programs. Dr. John… Read more

In The News: Mixing it Up: Dual Masters degree programs at UA are producing formidable job candidates.

Like Reese’s peanut butter cups, sometimes the right mixture lends itself to a perfect combination. That’s the case for UA students who are mixing their majors and finding it’s fast becoming a formula for success. Take students Samantha Walker and Holly Poole who are signed up for the Dual Enrollment… Read more

Sources: UA Culverhouse News

In The News: Alabama Engineering Recruit Da’Shawn Hand

Da’Shawn Hand has the rare blend of athleticism and speed. The nation’s top-rated defensive end had 94 scholarship offers on the table. “It was a long process, but next year I will be attending the University of Alabama,” Hand said in a televised ceremony on Nov. 14, 2013 at his high… Read more

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