Dr. Houston joined the department in 1984. In addition to her many research and teaching projects, Houston served as the Chair for the Soil Properties and Modeling Committee, ASCE Geo-Institute and has been active in mentoring junior women faculty through various NSF Women in Engineering Programs.
Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1984
B.S., University of Oklahoma
M.S.C.E., University of New Mexico
Nooray, E. and S. L. Houston. 1995. Effect of oversize particles on swell and compression of compacted unsaturated soils. ASCE Special Geotechnical Publication, Static and dynamic properties of gravelly soils 107-121.
Houston, S. L. 1992. Partial wetting collapse predictions. 302-306.
Houston, S. L. and M. El-Ehwany. 1991. Sample disturbance of cemented collapsible soils. Journal of Geotechnical Engineering (5):731-752.