West Point professor to deliver Missouri S&T’s 2024 Stueck Distinguished Lecture

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On April 5, 2024

Missouri S&T has announced Col. Aaron Hill Jr., a 2001 alumnus of the university, as the speaker for its 2024 Stueck Distinguished Lecture.  

Col. Aaron Hill is a 2001 alumnus of Missouri S&T. Photo courtesy of Hill.

Hill’s lecture will highlight case studies and new methodologies and technologies that will help engineers continuously improve to meet the ever-changing needs of modern society. 
The lecture will be held at 2:30 pm. Friday, April 12 in S&T’s Innovation Lab. This event is free and open to the public, both in person and through Zoom. To attend the lecture via Zoom, visit umsystem.zoom.us/j/99620968501
Hill is a professor and acting head of civil and mechanical engineering at the United States Military Academy, commonly known as West Point. 
He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from West Point in 1997 and was commissioned as an engineer officer. His military service has taken him to locations around the world, such as Afghanistan, Egypt and Croatia, as well as multiple stateside locations, including Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. 
He has taught courses covering steel design, structural engineering, infrastructure systems and construction management. 
Hill is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and chairs the society’s Committee on Education. He is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia and is a certified project management professional. 
He earned a Ph.D. in civil engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, a master’s degree in civil engineering from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree in engineering management from Missouri S&T.  

This presentation is part of the Neil and Maurita Stueck Distinguished Lecture Series for Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at Missouri S&T. Funding for the series was established by Maurita Stueck to honor her late husband, a 1943 civil engineering graduate of S&T, and also provide students with outside perspectives. 
The lecture is also part of the 2024 celebration and meetings of the Missouri S&T Academy of Civil Engineers. The academy was founded in 1972 to acknowledge outstanding alumni in the field of civil engineering. 

About Missouri S&T

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,000 students located in Rolla, Missouri. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T offers over 100 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top public universities for salary impact, according to the Wall Street Journal. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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