Thomas Sires, Professor
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
The Charles W. Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction
Peter Kiewit Institute 101D
Omaha, NE 68182
Specific Professional Interest Areas
Statics, dynamics, strength of materials, hydraulics, soils technology, asphalt paving, engineering numerical methods
Prof. Tom Sires has been associated with the University of Nebraska since 1963. He has been the director of the Nebraska MESA program since 1987; recently he has been responsible for the college's "Earn and Learn" Program. His awards include the ASEE Centennial Certificate and the Order of the Engineer. He has served as a mentor to both students and junior faculty members.
Prof. Sires has baccalaureate degrees in civil engineering and business administration. He has a master's degree in mathematics and physics. He is a Senior Engineering Technologist.