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American Society of Civil Engineers, Pittsburgh, Selects Pitt-Johnstown's Brian Houston, P.E., As Professor of the Year

American Society of Civil Engineers, Pittsburgh, Selects Pitt-Johnstown's Brian Houston, P.E., As Professor of the Year

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Brian L. Houston, P.E., University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown assistant professor of civil engineering technology, has received the “2006 Professor of the Year Award” from the Pittsburgh Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Mr. Houston received his bachelor of arts degree in integrated science from Northwestern University and his bachelor of science and master of science degrees in civil engineering from Oklahoma State University.  Prior to coming to UPJ, he was a teaching assistant while studying at the University of Oklahoma.  He is a registered professional engineer in six states.

Professor Houston is the UPJ ASCE club advisor and also is actively involved in research and engineering practice.  He has helped to organize and advise students on numerous community projects, such as helping local Boy Scouts earn their engineering merit badge.

Founded in 1927, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is a four-year, degree-granting college of the University of Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 3,200.  The university offers more than 40 majors and is known for its engineering technology, education, humanities, natural and social sciences degree programs.  UPJ has been ranked “Third in the North” among public comprehensive colleges and universities, northern region, by U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges, 2006.
Posted by Sernell, Jeff on 3/29/2006 3:00:00 PM