Volume XII / 2023
The University of Texas at Arlington | College of Engineering
Melanie Sattler, Ph.D.

A New Chair Named

Melanie Sattler was named chair of the Civil Engineering Department in July 2023.

During more than 20 years at UTA, Dr. Sattler has taught courses related to sustainable engineering, solid waste management, and air quality; launched the department's sustainability minor; and conducted research on sustainable energy from waste and life cycle environmental analysis. She and her students have authored over 280 publications/presentations.

"I am pleased that Dr. Sattler has agreed to lead the Civil Engineering Department," says engineering Dean Peter Crouch. "I am confident that her experience and vision will ensure the continued growth of one of the top civil engineering programs in Texas."