Mark Snyder

  • Senior Lecturer of Civil and Architectural Engineering


Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX, May 1988
Master of Science in Architectural Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, July, 2005
Master of Science in Physics, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, August, 1979
Bachelor of Science in Physics, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, December, 1977

Research Interests

  1. Longitudinal assessment of undergraduates and alumni using a instrument designed to determine personal approaches to problems, values and specific professional skills to determine how these values change over the arc of 4 years of college and beyond.
  2. Assessment of freshmen in Armour College to determine the relationship between future aspirations and quality of study skills and strategies.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Society for Engineering Education


Highway Work Zone Safety Audits at the Construction Stage, Shi, Jonathan, L.Zongzhi, M.Snyder. 88th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, DC, 2009.

Analysis and Design of a New Roof Monitor for Day and Night Illumination of Large Volume Room Mark E. Snyder, Ahmed Megri and Fariborz Haghighat, Indoor Built Environment, 2008, Volume 17, number 5, pages 421-434.

Building Zonal Thermal and Airflow Modeling Megri, A.C., Snyder, M., Musy, M., International Journal of Ventilation, 2005. Volume 4, Number 2, pages 177-188.

Contribution to Protect High-Rise and High-Visibility Buildings from Explosions, Chemical or Biological Attacks, Mark E. Snyder and Ahmed Megri, Western Society of Engineering, vol. 4 issue 3 Fall 2001.


Architectural Engineering: Analyzing the energy flows in buildings and modeling lighting from overhead natural and artificial sources. Engineering Education: State-of-the-art teaching techniques and approaches. The effect of ethics-centered education on student’s aspirations, study skills and professional development.

Mark Snyder

Contact Information

312.567.5713 312.567.3519 AM 228F