Three School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students are among the winners this year of prestigious graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Two of the students, April Gadsby and Rebecca Nylen, are just getting started on their Ph.D. work. Hannah Greenwald is a graduating senior.
Georgia Tech’s scientific and engineering honor society has recognized Despina Tsementzi’s doctoral dissertation as one of the best of the year. Tsementzi, who finished her Ph.D. in the fall, has won the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Dissertation award for 2017. She’s one of only 10 students across campus to earn the distinction.
The grassroots group organized by Georgia Tech students to improve the transit experience for metro Atlanta deployed at the beginning of the work week to help first-time riders navigate the system. The MARTA Army positioned volunteers at nine MARTA train stations to help people opting to ride public transit for the first time after a section of Interstate 85 collapsed March 30.
Ph.D. student Heng Chi is on the verge of accomplishing something no other Georgia Tech student has: winning the prestigious Robert J. Melosh Medal Competition. Chi has been selected as one six finalists to compete for the medal in April.
The soon-to-be-released second State of the Carbon Cycle Report includes work from some of the nation’s leading scientists — including contributions from a civil engineer who just finished his Ph.D. at Georgia Tech.
For the first time in school history, both undergraduate and graduate civil engineering programs at Georgia Tech are ranked second in the nation. The milestone comes with the release March 14 of U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 ranking of graduate engineering program. The civil engineering master’s and Ph.D. program rose to its highest-ever spot on the list at No. 2. Environmental engineering is No. 7 in the country.
Marc and Kate Sanborn are no strangers to building things. They built a marriage together. They built their Army careers to Majors together. And now they’re building upon their graduate degrees at Georgia Tech.
Civil engineering master’s students Helen Heindl and Himanshu Wad share how they got to — and through — Georgia Tech. They are among the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students earning their degrees this fall.
Students in China soon will be able to earn a Georgia Tech master’s degree in environmental engineering almost entirely in their home country. The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering has joined a handful of other Georgia Tech programs, China’s Tianjin University, and the city of Shenzhen to create a new campus offering engineering, computer science and design degrees.