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UT Civil Engineering professor Dr. Kenneth Stokoe wins College's highest research award

     Dr. Kenneth H. Stokoe II, P.E., civil engineering professor and holder of the Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, received the Billy and Claude R. Hocott Distinguished Centennial Engineering Research Award. The award is the highest research honor given by the College of Engineering. He will be honored at a dinner Nov. 12. Dr. Stokoe specializes in laboratory and field measurements of dynamic soil properties and nondestructive testing of pavement and structural systems. He recently completed a two-year effort to stabilize the soil beneath the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Dr. Stokoe was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the profession's highest honor, earlier this year.