William J. Likos, Ph.D.

    William J. Likos, Ph.D.

    Education

    • Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (2000): Ph.D. in Engineering Systems, Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering concentration.
    • Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (1996): M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (1994): B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Professional History

    • Associate Professor: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (2012 – present)
    • Associate/Assistant Professor: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri (2002 – 2012)
    • Research Assistant Professor: Division of Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado (2001 – 2002)
    • Geotechnical Engineer: United States Geological Survey (USGS), Landslides Hazards Program, Denver, Colorado (1996 – 1999)

    Awards and Honors

    • Norman Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2007
    • Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award, ASCE, 2005
    • Faculty Fellowship, University of Missouri College of Engineering, 2004 – present
    • U.S. Department of Education, GAANN Fellowship Recipient, 2000
    • National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Traineeship, 1998–2000
    • Edna Bailey Sussman Internship, Colorado School of Mines, 1999
    • McDermott Award, Tulane University, 1994
    • Emmett Franklin Bankston Award, Tulane University, 1993