Ken White, Ph.D.

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  • Ph.D. – 1970, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • M.S.C.E. – 1966, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • B.S.C.E. – 1964, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Professional History

  • 2012 to Present – Regents Professor Emeritus, NMSU
  • 2012 to Present – State Transportation Commissioner, NMDOT
  • 2012 to 2012 – Interim Department Head, Chemical Engineering, NMSU
  • 2009 to 2011 – Regents Professor Emeritus, NMSU
  • 2008 to 2009 – Interim Dean, College of Engineering, NMSU
  • 2007 to 2008 – Regents Professor Emeritus, NMSU
  • 2003 to 2007 – Department Head, Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 2002 to 2003 – Interim Dean, College of Engineering, NMSU
  • 1988 to 2002 – Department Head, Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 1984 to 1988 – Director, Engineering Research Center; Professor of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 1980 to 1984 – Professor of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 1975 to 1980 – Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 1970 to 1975 – Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 1966 to 1970 – Instructor, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • 1965 to 1966 – Teaching Assistant, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • 1964 to 1965 – Design Engineer, General Dynamics, Ft. Worth, Texas

Research Interests

  • Bridge Inspector Training Program
  • Development of an Overload Routes
  • Field Investigation of Soils
  • Development of a Soils Investigation Guidelines Manual
  • Feasibility Study of a Pavement
  • Pavement Design Optimization
  • Energy Impact on Transportation System
  • Construction Inspection Training Program
  • Rigid Pavement Design Optimization
  • Bridge Deterioration and Bridge Deck Life

Contact Info

  • Engineering Complex 2, Hernandez Hall, Room 204