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Team SEVEN Engineering wins top prize among record 7 CEE teams competing at Capstone Expo

Team SEVEN Engineering with Buzz and Associate Professor Kari Watkins after they won for the best project among civil and environmental engineering teams at the spring 2017 Capstone Design Expo. Kemeria Abdella and Sharani White, middle, designed a full site development plan for a proposed medical office building in Cobb County, Georgia, along with Cathy Wong and Ming Yang. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

SEVEN Engineering’s site development plan for a proposed medical office building in Cobb County, Georgia, won the top prize among civil and environmental engineering teams at the spring 2017 Capstone Design Expo. The team was one of seven to present their project at the campus-wide senior design showcase.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Zambrana wins undergraduate research award

Winnie Zambrana took home a Georgia Tech Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher award April 18 for her work with Joe Brown's research group. (Courtesy: Brown Water Group on Twitter)

Winnie Zambrana took home a Georgia Tech Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher award April 18 after the campus-wide Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Greenwald named Tech’s top engineering undergrad, receives Tau Beta Pi Cup

Hannah Greenwald poses for the traditional senior photo with the Georgia Tech Ramblin' Reck. Greenwald has won the top honor for Tech engineering students, the Davidson Family Tau Beta Pi Senior Engineering Cup. (Courtesy: Hannah Greenwald)

Environmental engineering senior Hannah Greenwald has earned the highest honor from the Georgia Tech College of Engineering, the Davidson Family Tau Beta Pi Senior Engineering Cup. The award recognizes academic excellence, leadership and service, and it goes to only one graduating senior each year.

Monday, April 10, 2017

ASCE student chapter wins steel bridge competition at regional conference, moves on to nationals

Members of the ASCE steel bridge team put together their design at the Carolinas Regional Conference for student chapters April 1. The team, led by Colin Martin and Mihai Mavrodin, won first place and advance to national competition in May. (Photo: Thomas S. Teichmann)

The Georgia Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers is sending its steel bridge team to the national competition in May. The team advanced after winning the steel bridge competition at the Carolinas Regional Conference March 31 – April 2. And that’s just one highlight from a weekend conference where chapter members won three competitions, and the chapter earned a sportsmanship award and third place overall.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

MARTA Army helping first-time users in wake of I-85 collapse, featured in Atlanta magazine

The cover of "The Connector" in "Atlanta" magazine featuring the MARTA Army. (Courtesy: "Atlanta" magazine)

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.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Bir wins Ferst Award for leadership, entrepreneurship

Junior Arjun Bir’s work to improve lives in his native India and in the developing world has earned him the 2017 Alvin M. Ferst Leadership and Entrepreneur Award from Georgia Tech.

Junior Arjun Bir’s work to improve lives in his native India and in the developing world has earned him the 2017 Alvin M. Ferst Leadership and Entrepreneur Award from Georgia Tech.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Students meet the families making their studies possible

Art Williams talks with students at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's first scholarship and fellowship lunch. Williams and his family created the F. Everett Williams Scholarship for civil engineering students. (Photo: Joshua Stewart)

Students and former students came together for lunch March 14 at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. And though most had never met each other, they shared a permanent and life-altering link. The event gathered scholarship and fellowship recipients and the families who are helping pay for the students’ education.

Friday, March 17, 2017

New podcast debuts with insider help for future civil and environmental engineering students

Headphones and a sound board before a recording for the first edition of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's new "Field Notes" podcast. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering has released the first episode of a new podcast that will feature conversations with students, faculty and alumni to explore ideas and help people connect with the School. The aim of the first edition is to help high school students better understand the School and careers in civil or environmental engineering.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Jallow’s semester abroad reveals a diverse Europe and new career interests

Junior Maimuna Jallow at the Lake of Love in Bruges, Belgium. Jallow studied at Georgia Tech-Lorraine in the fall with help from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's Joe S. Mundy Global Learning Endowment. (Photo Courtesy: Maimuna Jallow)

Maimuna Jallow, a third-year civil engineering major, came back to campus this spring after a semester studying in Europe. With funding from the Joe S. Mundy Global Learning Endowment, Jallow took classes at Georgia Tech-Lorraine and explored the continent. Jallow said her months abroad left her with “newfound personal strength, courage, independence, and a strong appreciation of public transportation and infrastructure.”

Monday, January 30, 2017

Bir wins 2017 Buchberg Scholarship from SGH

Arjun Bir talks about low-cost water tests at UNICEF in Bolivia. (Photo Courtesy: Arjun Bir)

Engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger has selected civil engineering junior Arjun Bir for the 2017 Buchberg Scholarship. The award recognizes academic success as well as involvement beyond the classroom. It’s named for School of Civil and Environmental Engineering alumnus Brandon Buchberg.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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