Madison RodriguezMadison Rodriguez is a senior at Southern Methodist University working toward a B.A. in Civil Engineering. She serves as the Chief of Staff for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and as an active member of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Madison has been recognized as a McNair Scholar and as a Rotunda Scholar. After completing her undergraduate studies, Madison would like to travel the world, become a licensed engineer, and eventually start her own business. In her free time, she enjoys running, baking, and painting.

At the Hunt Institute, Madison is an Undergraduate Researcher focusing on Civil Engineering where she will lend her skills in research and understanding of Civil Engineering to support the various projects and initiatives of the Hunt Institute. She is currently working on the Better Building project, which is focusing on the potential effectiveness of compressed earth blocks as a low-cost and sustainable building material while also investigating strategies for scaling CEB into a widespread building material.

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