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Stephen Ayers, Ph.D.

Professor of Civil Engineering

Biography

Dr. Ayers joined the faculty of the School of Engineering and Computer Science in 2018 as the inaugural civil engineering professor. Previously, he was chair of the engineering department at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas, where he also taught civil engineering courses. Prior to that, he worked in Australia as a research engineer, developing new products for the structural engineering market using advanced composite materials. For the past six years, Ayers has worked in various villages in Senegal, Africa, developing water resource projects. His focus has been on tailoring engineering solutions to the environment in Senegal.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Southern Queensland
  • B.S. in Engineering-Mechanical, University of Southern Queensland
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Texas