Wilfrid A. Nixon

Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering


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Publications, Citations, h-index, i10-index

Joined the College of Engineering: 1987

Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Transportation Research Board
  • American Society for Engineering Education

Special Fields of Knowledge: 

  • Water highway maintenance
  • Ice engineering
  • Mechanical properties of ice

Research Areas:

  • Snow and ice removal from roads
  • Fatigue of ice as a structural material
  • Modeling ice structure interaction
  • Compressive strength of brittle materials
Engineering Unit(s)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
Wilfrid A. Nixon
PhD, Engineering, Cambridge University, 1985
MA, Engineering, Cambridge University, 1985
BA, Engineering, Cambridge University, 1981
Contact Information

4113 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
United States