ProfessorConstruction, Geotechnical and Structures
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
199 Spence Street, Room 710
College Station, TX 77840
- Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 1997
- M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Kansas, 1993
- B.S., Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University, 1988
Dr. Mary Beth Hueste is a Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University. She joined Texas A&M University in 1998 where she is a member of the structural engineering faculty. She has served as Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Programs since August 2018. Dr. Hueste is the Major Highway Structures Program Manager and Acting Division Head for the Construction, Geotechnical and Structures (CGS) Division within the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. She is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and is a Voting Member of ACI Committee 318 (Building Code), ACI Technical Activities Committee (TAC), ACI Subcommittee 318-E (Section and Member Strength), ACI Subcommittee 318-J (Joints and Connections), ACI-ASCE Committee 352 (Joints and Connections in Monolithic Concrete Structures), ACI Subcommittee 369-C (Seismic Repair and Rehabilitation – Frames), and ACI Committee 374 (Performance Based Seismic Design of Concrete Buildings). She served as Chair of Committee 352 from 2009-2016. Dr. Hueste conducts research focused on earthquake resistant design and resilience of concrete building structures, performance-based seismic design, design and evaluation of prestressed concrete bridge structures, and assessment of aging and historic infrastructure. She has authored or co-authored over 100 technical papers and reports. Dr. Hueste teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in structural engineering, including statics, structural concrete design, structural steel design, prestressed concrete design, and advanced reinforced concrete design; along with the undergraduate structural engineering capstone design course and the general civil engineering undergraduate capstone design course.