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Ellingwood wins ASCE lifetime achievement award

Professor Emeritus Bruce Ellingwood

Professor Emeritus Bruce Ellingwood will receive a lifetime achievement award in March from the American Society of Civil Engineers for his contributions to engineering education.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Rodgers, Watson win ASEE Evans award for paper on concept maps

Michael Rodgers

Michael Rodgers and one of his former Ph.D. students have won the Thomas C. Evans Instructional Paper Award for their work on assessing how well students learn complex engineering information.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Burns honored as one of Tech’s most effective teachers

Georgia Power Distinguished Professor Susan Burns

For the second time in three years, students have rated Susan Burns one of the best teachers at Georgia Tech. As a result, Burns will receive the Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Awards recognize CEE’s top scientists, researchers, teachers and staff members

CEE Awards Plaques (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering recognized excellence in research, teaching and staff support at the School’s annual awards ceremony Nov. 14. Karen and John Huff School Chair Reginald DesRoches handed out 17 awards to students, faculty and staff along with Ted Russell, chair of the School’s awards committee.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Amoaning-Yankson wins Society of Women Engineers leadership scholarship

Ph.D. student Stephanie Amoaning-Yankson.

Ph.D. student Stephanie Amoaning-Yankson received the Fran O’Sullivan Women in Lenovo Leadership Scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers last week.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Broesicke honored with highest student award from Latino STEM group

Ph.D. student Osvaldo Broesicke, right, with Latinos in Science and Engineering President Will Davis. Broesicke won the organization's highest honor for students, the Padrino Scholarship and Medalla de Plata, or silve medal. (Photo Courtesy: Osvaldo Broesicke)

The organization MAES – Latinos in Science and Engineering gave environmental engineering Ph.D. student Osvaldo Broesicke its highest honor earlier this month, awarding him a Padrino Scholarship.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Haiti engineers honor DesRoches for his work on disaster recovery, serving the community

Reginald DesRoches, the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Karen and John Huff School Chair

A group of Haitian and American engineers gave Reginald DesRoches their highest award for professional achievements in academia Oct. 6 in New York.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Webster among leading engineering educators invited to National Academy of Engineering symposium

Donald Webster

Donald Webster will exchange ideas with some of the country’s top engineering educators later this month. Webster has been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering’s Eighth Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium in Irvine, California. Only 48 engineering faculty members nationwide will attend.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Tien wins award for helping bring engineering concepts to middle school science lessons

Iris Tien, left, with Gwinnett County middle school teacher Kathylee McElroy and Jamila Cola after Tien and McElroy won awards for their collaboration on engineering lesson plans for McElroy's science classes. They've been working together for two years through a program made possible by the National Science Foundation Partnerships for Research, Innovation, and Multi-Scale Engineering. Cola is the director of that program. (Photo Courtesy: Iris Tien)

Georgia Tech’s K-12 outreach program has recognized Assistant Professor Iris Tien for her work helping some Atlanta-area middle school students learn about engineering.

Monday, August 29, 2016

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