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

In The News: UA to offer summer course about COVID-19

This summer The University of Alabama will be offering a class that students can take to learn more about the COVID-19 virus and its long-lasting impacts. The class is called “Catalysts for Change: Creative Solutions for Fighting Coronavirus”. It’s being designed for a variety of majors, including business, human environmental sciences, and engineering. Read more

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In The News: UA uses 3D printers to make face shields for healthcare providers

Thanks to The University of Alabama, local health care providers will soon be able to better protect themselves. Read more

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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