Jack E. Stephens - Honoring Professors
Jack E. Stephens Scholarship Fund A Project of Engineering - Honoring Professors
To provide financial support for an undergraduate or graduate civil engineering student(s) at the University of Connecticut.
Jack Stephens, Ph.D., P.E., died in 2007. Jack was a professor emeritus of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE); a Public Service Specialist with the Connecticut Technology Transfer Center (T2); and a Senior Research Advisor to the Connecticut Advanced Pavement Lab (CAP Lab). He served on the CEE faculty from 1950-89 and was Department Head from 1965-72. He was instrumental in the state of Connecticut's decision to fund both the Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program (CCHRP) jointly with the Connecticut Department of Transportation at UConn in 1962 and the Connecticut Transportation Institute (CTI), founded in Storrs in 1974. Jack received the University of Connecticut Alumni Association Distinguished Public Service Award ('82), the Engineering Alumni Award ('86) and the Connecticut section of ASCE Benjamin Wright Award ('89). He received his M.S. ('55) and Ph.D. ('59) degrees from Purdue University.