Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Master of Engineering, Texas A&M University
B.S., United States Military Academy
Dr. Hitchcock has a wide range of experience including five years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 22 years as a senior executive in energy transmission and storage companies; and over six years of teaching experience at Texas A&M University and UAB combined. Dr. Hitchcock's expertise is in the area of energy infrastructure, structural mechanics, and construction engineering management.
Dr. Hitchcock's expertise includes in depth knowledge of the energy infrastructure and the interdependencies of critical infrastructure. He is particularly interested in the important roles civil engineering firms and construction companies have in infrastructure design, protection, and repair or replacement after disasters. Dr. Hitchcock is also interested in the continued development of computer aided construction management and visualization tools.
UAB School of Engineering