Tradition of excellence: Awards honor CEE’s best in serving students and advancing science

Monday, November 23, 2015

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering honored its best teachers, researchers and staff Nov. 23 at the School’s annual awards reception.

The School’s awards committee chair, Ted Russell, handed out nearly two dozen awards at the afternoon gathering. The accolades recognize the best classroom teaching, the top research efforts by faculty and students, and service excellence from School staff.

Many of the honorees also will be put forward for Georgia Tech awards in the spring.

This year’s winners:

Mike Hunter receives his award from Ted RussellMichael Hunter
Research Program Development Award

Jim Mulholland receives his award from Ted RussellJames Mulholland
Interdisciplinary Research Award

   

Yong Cho receives his award from Ted RussellYong Cho
Leadership in Use of Educational Technology Award

Susan Burns receives her award from Ted RussellSusan Burns
Senior Faculty Teaching Award

   

Phanish Suryanarayana receives his award from Ted RussellPhanish Suryanarayana
Bill Schutz Junior Faculty Teaching Award

Lauren Stewart receives her award from Ted RussellLauren Stewart
Bill Schutz Junior Faculty Teaching Award

   

Christy Lanoue receives her award from Ted RussellChristy Lanoue
Staff Leadership Award

Marjorie Jorgenson receives her award from Ted RussellMarjorie Jorgenson
Administrative Excellence Award

   

Becky Colter receives her award from Ted RussellBecky Colter
Professional Support Excellence Award

Jack Cardinal receives his award from Ted RussellJack Cardinal
Bill Schutz Graduate Teaching Award

   

Alejandro Martinez receives his award from Ted RussellAlejandro Martinez
J. Chameau Research Excellence Award

April Gadsby receives her award from Ted RussellApril Gadsby
Undergraduate Research Award

   

Brittany Bruder receives her award from Ted RussellBrittany Bruder
Best PhD Thesis Award
Assessing Hydrokinetic Tidal Energy Extraction for Rose Dhu Island, Georgia: A Case Study for Tidal Rivers with Marsh Environs

Naijia Xiao receives his award from Ted RussellNaijia Xiao
Best PhD Thesis Award
Interval Finite Element Approach for Inverse Problem under Uncertainty

   

Other winners who were unable to attend the awards reception:

Patricia Mokhtarian, Sustained Research Award

David Frost, CEE Appreciation Award

Glaucio Paulino, Research Innovation Award

Nicolas Kerszberg, Best MS Thesis Award, On the Strain Engineering of Graphene

All awards photos by Zonglin Jack Li.