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Colonel Aaron Hill Jr., Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a West Point professor United States Military Academy (PUSMA) and the deputy department head in the Department of Civil & Mechanical Engineering, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

Col. Hill is responsible for teaching, scholarship, and leadership at the academy and department levels. He was commissioned as an Engineer Officer from West Point in 1997, where he majored in civil engineering. He has served in various assignments worldwide, including Afghanistan, the Sinai Peninsula, Bosnia, and Croatia.

He served in CME from 2006 to 2009 and from 2016 to the present. He has taught several courses in the civil engineering curriculum ranging from structural engineering and steel design to infrastructure systems and construction management. Each spring, he co-teaches project management professional (PMP) prep classes to the West Point community. His research interests include topics in structural engineering and engineering education. 

Hill is chair of the ASCE Committee on Education and vice chair of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Partners in Education Committee. Additionally, he serves as the Head Officer Representative for Army Men’s Basketball. He is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia and a PMP.

While serving in CME, he earned master’s degrees in engineering management (Missouri S&T) and civil engineering (Virginia Tech) and a doctoral degree in civil engineering (The University of Texas at Austin).