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Back Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award

By Alana Norris

The University of Alabama College of Engineering announces Dr. W. Edward Back, professor and chair of the department of civil, construction and environmental engineering, as the 2017 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Posted on: April 26, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features: