This award recognizes the contributions of part-time faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in teaching or in other professional responsibilities over a period of at least five years
Christine M. Isom has been an adjunct professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at BYU for 21 years. During this time she has taught bridge design to more than 200 seniors and graduate students. She regularly organizes the class into teams of consultants and interacts with them as though they were working professionals. Christine is a principal project manager/senior associate structural engineer for Hatch Mott MacDonald, where she has been involved in design, management, and business development on transportation structure projects in seven states. Locally, she has designed bridges along I-15, I-80, I-215, and Bangerter Highway. Christine has been a valuable resource on BYU research projects sponsored by UDOT and has served in a variety of citizenship roles, including as one of the first advisors to the college’s Society of Women Engineers.