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Beyond the Lab: Early Career Researchers May Find Purpose through Policy, Advocacy, and Public Engagement

Demonstrators hold a banner reading "March for Science"

As graduate students, we put in many hours of time together training to be environmental researchers. Like many early career researchers, we were motivated by the possibilities environmental science and engineering offers to make meaningful societal impacts. Now advancing our careers at different institutions, we have found that in order to achieve this goal we must often be more than good researchers.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

CEE Alumna Gretchen Goldman Featured as Rising Star of Engineering

Gretchen Goldman wears a light blazer and sits before a microphone

As a scientist, opinion leader, and advocate, Gretchen Goldman is dedicated to advancing the use of science in policy decisions to benefit the public good. In her unique role at the intersection of science, policy, advocacy, and mass media communication, Goldman testifies before Congress, appears on major news networks such as CNN and NPR, and lectures around the country.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

CEE Alum Selected for Inaugural 40 Under 40

Jacob Tzegaegbe, CE 11, MS CE 13, was selected to be part of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association’s first 40 Under 40 list. The honorees were selected from more than 250 individuals nominated by colleagues, peers, and Georgia Tech faculty this April.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Video: CEE Panel Discussion on Race

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering leadership team held a panel and open discussion on George Floyd’s death, race in America, and envisioning a better future on June 10.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Turnipseed Engineers, Inc. Builds Georgia Jobs Through Infrastructure Expansion

In 1973, after five years working in the civil engineering industry as a Georgia Tech graduate, G. Ben Turnipseed will never forget a conversation that got him thinking about his future.

Friday, May 15, 2020

In the Way of Traffic

Three engineers work to speed mobility – and slow an obstacle to growth

Friday, April 17, 2020

Two CEE Alumni Win Engineer of the Year Awards

Anita Atkinson, CE 00, and John Pierson, MS EnvE 93, were among the seven impressive engineers selected to receive the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers’ annual Engineer of the Year Awards.

The awards, which recognize engineers in various industries and stages in their careers, honor licensed engineers for their contributions to the profession, the public welfare and humankind.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Scholarship Luncheon Brings Students and their Benefactors Together

When it comes to philanthropy, it’s not often that people are able to see the direct impact of their generosity.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Building a Career at the Intersection of Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Bill Higginbotham presents at the Hyatt Lecture on Feb. 6.

When it comes to leadership, Bill Higginbotham, CE 76, has learned many valuable lessons from the 13 businesses he’s founded over the course of his long and successful career. Actually, that number only includes his “real” businesses—in geotechnical consulting, energy and environmental management, construction, venture capital and more. But Higginbotham is a natural entrepreneur who has started businesses over the course of his life doing everything from cleaning pools to landscaping to buying and selling vintage sports cars.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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