Wonder Women in STEAM: Sharon L. Wood


Presented by Michael Best, Thinkery’s Wonder Women in STEAM series highlights local female movers, shakers and innovators in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.

Get to know this week’s Wonder Women in STEAM, Sharon L. Wood!

Sharon L. Wood is the Dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering and holds the Cockrell Family Chair in Engineering #14 at the University of Texas at Austin, where she has been a member of the faculty for more than 20 years.

Wood’s research interests focus on the design and behavior of concrete structures. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. She is the immediate past president of the American Concrete Institute and is a member of its Structural Concrete Building Code Committee.

Wood received her BS in civil engineering from the University of Virginia, and her MS and PhD from the University of Illinois.

Wonder Women in STEAM is presented by Michael Best. We are so grateful for their generous support.

Special thanks to Barnes Team Media for donating their services to produce the Wonder Women in STEAM video series.

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