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Civil and Architectural Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Thomas V. Edgar

Associate Professor Emeritus

Room 3089, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering

Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
e-mail: tvedgar@uwyo.edu
Office Phone: 307.766.6220


Education:

  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, 1972
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1977
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1983

Registration:

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Wyoming
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Colorado

Specialization:

Flow, deformation and pollutant migration in saturated and unsaturated porous media; expansive soils.

Most Recent Work

  • Frost Heave Mitigation Using Polymer Injection
  • Electrokinetic Remediation of Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil using Surfactants
  • Consolidation of Partially Saturated Soils due to applied Stress, Moisture and Thermal Gradients.

Selected Awards:

  • University of Wyoming - John P. Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award - May 2014
  • John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award, 2002
  • ASCE Life Member - March 2015
  • University of Wyoming Alpha Chapter Tau Beta Pi - Wyoming Eminent Engineer - April 2015
  • Fellow of ASCE, 2014
  • ASCE Life Member - Feb 2014
  • ASCE Region 7 - Lifetime Achievement Award - June 2013
  • ASCE Region 7 - Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award - May 2013
  • Wyoming Engineering Society - President's Outstanding Engineer Award - Feb 2010
  • Wyoming Engineering Society - Honorary Member - Feb 2009
  • ASCE Region 7 - Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award - May 2009
  • ASCE Zone III - Faculty Advisor Certificate of Commendation - 2005, 2003, 2002
  • University of Wyoming - Mortar Board Top Prof, 2004, 2000, 1990, 1985
  • University of Wyoming ASCE Student Chapter - Outstanding Faculty Member, 2003, 1993, 1986, 1983
  • UW Excellence in Advising Award, 2001, 1997
  • University of Wyoming Freshman Outstanding Professor - 1998
  • American Society for Engineering Education - New Engineering Educator Award, 1987

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