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Patricia Mokhtarian Elected to National Academy of Engineering
Two College of Engineering professors are among the newest members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the organization announced Feb. 6. Patricia Mokhtarian and David Sholl are part of a 2024 class that includes 114 new members and 21 international members. Election to the NAE is an honor bestowed on just 2,600 professionals worldwide.
Remaining Civil: 125 Years of Civil Engineering at Georgia Tech
At Georgia Tech, civil engineering has grown and evolved significantly since the program was established 125 years ago. What began with one instructor and a handful of students is now one of the top programs in the nation.
Protection From Drowning Through AI-Enabled Camera System
CEE researchers, working with city officials from Columbus, Ga., have created a system that can identify people who might be in trouble on the Chattahoochee River. Using cameras and a computer algorithm, the system can identify people who might be in trouble on the river and give rescue workers precise information that will allow them to get people out of harm’s way or get them out of the water if they’ve fallen in.
Christian Douglas Awarded Scholarship for Health Policy
Ph.D. student Christian Douglas was awarded a scholarship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to apply his research to help build healthier and more equitable communities.
College Adds, Reimagines AI Courses for Undergraduates
Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering is creating new courses and reimagining others to strengthen its artificial intelligence and machine learning education.
Unpacking the Formula of Traffic
As synonymous with the holidays as food and family is the stress of travel. Before an expected 104 million people hit the roadways this holiday weekend, the inaugural episode of the Generating Buzz podcast explores the root cause of the delays with Michael Hunter, a professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Shea Rathbun Earns Kanders Churchill Scholarship
Recent civil engineering graduate Shea Rathbun has been awarded a Kanders Churchill scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in 2024. She is one of only two students selected each year for the prestigious scholarship to study science policy.