ROCHA

MAJ Brett M. Rocha

Executive Officer/ Assistant Professor

brett.rocha@westpoint.edu

Biography


MAJ Brett Rocha graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. She commissioned into the Engineer Regiment and was assigned to the 27th Engineer Battalion (Airborne) in Fort Liberty, NC where she served as a platoon leader. She served as a project engineer in the Wilmington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Her next assignment was with the 41st Brigade Engineer Battalion at Fort Drum, NY where she commanded the Headquarters and Headquarters Company. MAJ Rocha holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management at University of Missouri-Rolla (2016), a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida (2021), and is an instructor for Design of Steel Structures and Design of Reinforced Concrete. She is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Missouri. 

Publications & Presentations


Rocha, B., McMullen, K. “Say Yes to the Stress: Escape Rooms in Civil Engineering Classrooms.” ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. June 25-28, 2023. Baltimore, MD. ASEE PEER - Say Yes to the Stress: Escape Rooms in Civil Engineering Classrooms

Bruhl, J., Hanus, J., McMullen, K., Rocha, B. “Identifying Sticking Points: Common Mechanics Errors Made by Civil Engineering Students.” ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. June 26-29, 2022, Minneapolis, MN. https://peer.asee.org/40565 

Rocha, B., Hill, A., Hedgecock, N., Franz, S., Ernst, M., Sallot, M., “Evidence of the Benefits of Interdisciplinary Engineering Teams: Incorporating Systems Engineering into Civil Engineering Design.” ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. June 26-29, 2022, Minneapolis, MN. https://peer.asee.org/41531