Texas Tech University

William D. Lawson, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Email: william.d.lawson@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.4484

Fax: 806.742.0444

Office: CECE 215D

Mailing Address: 
Texas Tech University
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
Box 41023
Lubbock, TX 79409−1023

Summary CV


William D. Lawson

Research Interests

  • Expansive/unsaturated soil behavior
  • Soil/structure interaction
  • Mechanically stabilized earth retaining walls
  • Compressed earth blocks
  • Pavement edge drop-offs
  • Pavement maintenance methods
  • Methodology for conducting forensic studies of residential foundation failures

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Texas Tech University, (2004)
  • Certificate of Graduate Studies, Biblical Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary, (1997)
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, (1984)
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, (1982)

State(s) in which registered

  • Texas, No. 66490

Department of Civil, Environmental, & Construction Engineering