Gabriel Baird

Who am I

Name: Gabriel Baird


Major: Civil Engineering

Year: Second-year

Hometown: Iowa City, IA

A Little More About Me

What is one piece of advice you would give to an incoming freshman?

Get involved with what you are passionate with. Whether that is student organizations or finding friends that share your interests.


What organizations outside the college of engineering do you belong to?

American Society of Civil Engineers(ASCE), Student Advancement Network(SAN), and Theta Tau


How are you an "engineer ... and something more"?

I would say that I am an engineer and something more because of my involvement. I am involved in 4 student organizations and hold executive positions in 3 of them.


What is your favorite part about being a student at The University of Iowa?

I would say the people, it feels like you are apart of a welcoming and fun community.


Who is your favorite professor and why?

My favorite professor is Rick Fosse, he always has great advice and shows that he really cares about students, people, and his career.


What has been your favorite course?

Civil Engineering Tools


What do you enjoy doing in your free time at The University of Iowa?

I like to work out, go to football games, hang out with friends, rock climb, go hiking, and play sports (basketball, soccer, & football).


A fun picture of me.

Gabriel Baird fun photo