Emmeline Watson

Contact Information:

City Campus (Lincoln)
(402) 472-3742

Assistant Professor of Practice

Academic Degrees

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Universidade Federal do Ceará.
  • M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Areas of Research and Professional Interest

  • Materials for Construction and Structural Engineering
  • Concrete and Mortar
  • Diversity and Inclusion

Courses Taught

About Emmeline Lemos Watson

Professor Watson started her career path in the Construction Industry in her hometown, Fortaleza, Brazil, where she was in a variety of roles in vertical construction, before coming to the US for graduate school. After finishing her masters, Professor Watson worked as a Structural Engineer in the Rail and Aviation Industry, and Certification Coordinator before coming back to academia as a Professor of Practice.

Professor Watson is very passionate about teaching, and diversity and inclusion in the STEM field. 

Professor Watson completed a Master of Science degree in Engineering Mechanics and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. 

Honors and Awards

AMT Next Gen 40 Under 40 Award
Open Educational Resources (OER) Seeds Grant Recipient – UNL
Engineering and Computing Education Core Immersive Lab Award
Global Experience Experimental Learning Fund
Nebraska Excellence in Extension 
College of Engineering Faculty Service Award Teaching
Associated Schools of Construction Regional Teaching Award

Selected Publications

"A Comparison Between Mechanistic and Mechanistic-Empirical Softwares to Predict Asphalt Pavement Service Life"