Embry-Riddle Professor to Chair New Civil Engineering Department
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's College of Engineering has appointed aerospace engineering professor John Weavil as the chair of the newly formed Civil Engineering Department, effective fall 2012.
Formerly, Civil Engineering was included in the Mechanical, Civil and Engineering Sciences Department, chaired by Dr. Charles Reinholtz, which is now called the Mechanical Engineering Department.
Over the course of his 30 years in the Embry-Riddle faculty, Mr. Weavil was the Civil Engineering Program chairman for the first three years of its existence. He developed its curriculum, taught the Civil Engineering degree program and was faculty advisor to numerous civil engineering students.
Mr. Weavil holds an masters of science in engineering from the University of Central Florida and a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Florida. He is an industrial and consulting engineer.