Lucy Priddy (CE)

Priddy is an Associatet Technical Director for Military Engineering at the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg. She assists in the planning, technical direction, financial management, and execution of the Army direct-allotted 6.1, 6.2, and 6.3 research programs related to force projection, maneuver support, and force protection. Prior to this role, she conducted research focused on expedient and traditional pavement repair, evaluation, and construction technologies. She is the author of numerous technical articles, papers and reports and served as liaison to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology in 2010-2011.

Priddy graduated from the university with her bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 2002 and completed her master's degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University in 2005. She completed her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in 2014. While at Ole Miss, she served as the president of the Engineering Student Body, Tau Beta Pi, and Institute of Transportation Engineers. She has continued to be active in the School of Engineering as a member of the Engineering Advisory Board from 2007 to 2012 and as a Dean's appointee in 2013-2014.