EVERT C LAWTON portrait
  • Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin
801-585-3947

Professional Service

  • ASCE. Role: Reviewer. Review papers for Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 01/2016 - present
  • Iowa State University. RPT evaluation of full professor up for tenure. 11/2010 - 11/2010

Honors & Awards

  • University Distinguished Teaching Award. University of Utah, 05/2012
  • Nominated for University Distinguished Teaching Award. (Was notified that I have won the award, to be awarded May 2012). University of Utah, 09/2011
  • Outstanding Professor Award for Teaching for 2008-09 Academic Year. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 04/27/2009
  • Top Instructor Rating for course CVEEN 6350 (Soil Improvement and Stabilization) for Fall Semester 2009. College of Engineering, University of Utah, 2009
  • Top 15% Teaching Award for CVEEN 3310, Geotechnical Engineering I, Spring 2008. College of Engineering, 06/2008
  • Outstanding Teacher Award for Tenured Professors. Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, 04/20/2008
  • Outstanding Teacher Award for Tenured Professors. Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, 04/2008

Internal Service

  • Faculty Awards Committee. Member, 08/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Search Committee for Two Career Line Faculty in Construction Engineering. Chair, 10/2017 - 04/2018. Department service.
  • Search Committee for Construction Engineering Faculty. Chair, 10/01/2016 - 04/2017. Department service.
  • Recruiting and Outreach Committee. Chair, 08/16/2016 - present. Department service.
  • ABET and Undergraduate Committee. Member, 08/2014 - 08/2018. Department service.
  • Faculty Awards Committee. Chair 2013-14, Member 2014-Present, 08/2013 - 07/2015. Department service.
  • Graduate Studies Committee. Member, 08/2012 - 08/2014. Department service.
  • Associate Chair. 05/2012 - 08/2014. Department service.
  • Infrastructure Group. Chair, 02/2012 - 08/2013. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. Member, 09/2011 - 05/2014. University service.
  • Departmental Undergraduate Committee. Member, 09/2011 - 08/2012. Department service.
  • Departmental RPT Committee. Member, 01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Infrastructure Group. Member, 01/2011 - 02/2012. Department service.
  • College Council. Member, 01/2011 - 05/2011. College service.
  • RPT Subcommittee for promotion and tenure of Dr. Ramesh Goel. Member, 10/2010 - 12/2010. Department service.
  • College Council. Member, 01/2010 - 12/2010. College service.
  • Infrastructure Group. Member, 08/2008 - present. Department service.

In the Media

  • Appeared on Channel 4 (KTVX) news as an expert to discuss landsliding and debris flows during wet periods and how people can plan ahead to prevent problems from such phenomena. 09/09/2013.