Alumni

Turnipseed elected to Engineering Hall of Fame, College honors Bir’s impact at alumni awards

Civil engineering alumnus G. Ben Turnipseed, who was inducted into the Georgia Tech Engineering Hall of Fame April 6. (Photo: Gary Meek)

G. Ben Turnipseed has joined the Georgia Tech Engineering Hall of Fame, an honor reserved for alumni who have reached the highest levels of professional achievement.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Higginbothams answer Messner challenge, endow new professorship

Elizabeth and Bill Higginbotham at dusk with the Midtown Atlanta skyline in the background. (Photo: Gary Meek)

For William E. “Bill” Higginbotham, BCE 1976, it was a no-brainer. The opportunity to endow a professorship in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering "at half price" was to good a bargain.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Stewart, Watkins and a baker’s dozen alumnae make list of influential women in Georgia engineering

Top 100 Influential Women in Georgia graphic from Engineering Georgia magazine, including headshots of many of the women on the list.

Georgia Tech civil and environmental engineers are well represented on Engineering Georgia’s second annual list of the 100 most influential women in Georgia. Faculty members Lauren Stewart and Kari Watkins made the list, along with 13 other women who studied in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Messners launch $5M faculty endowment challenge

Michael and Jenny Messner. (Photo Courtesy: The Messners)

Longtime School of Civil and Environmental Engineering supporters Jenny and Michael Messner have made a transformational donation that will match $5 million in gifts that support the School’s faculty.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Family traditions, entrepreneurship link new members of School’s advisory board

The new members of the School's External Advisory Board: Raul Delgado, Fred Carlson, Art Williams, Murray Griffin and Rebecca Nease.

The newest members of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering External Advisory Board exhibit a decidedly entrepreneurial streak.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Where can a CEEatGT degree take you? Newest Field Notes podcast has some unexpected answers

Alumni Jim Anderson, Andrea Hence Evans and Rick Garcia, who all studied civil engineering but have ended up in far different careers.

A civil or environmental engineering degree from Georgia Tech can prepare students for all kinds of jobs that design and build our communities, protect the environment, and make people’s lives better. But it can also lead to interesting and unexpected places. The latest Field Notes podcast from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering gathers a small sample of some of those stories.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Hyatt speaker Wassim Selman offers his one key factor for success: Always keep people in the equation

Wassim Selman, a triple alumnus of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, delivered the fall 2018 lecture in the Kenneth Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Speaker Series Oct. 2. Selman focused on the importance of keeping people in the equation — and even presented his own equation for how to do that. (Photo: Qiusen Huang)

Hyatt speaker Wassim Selman did a little bit of time traveling in his presentation to School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students, faculty and alumni Oct. 2.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Latest Field Notes podcast answers the question, what can you get out of mentoring?

Fourth-year civil engineering student Schayne Fox, left, said mentor Mary Shinners has become her go-to person for questions about everything from class schedules to preparing for the Fundamentals of Engineering exams. Schayne and Shinnners, who finished her bachelor's in civil engineering in 2014 and her master's in 2015, met this summer through the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's GOLD Mentoring Program. (Photo: Joshua Stewart)

A new episode of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering podcast Field Notes dropped Sept. 19 with the goal of shedding some light on what mentors can offer students.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

‘TranspoNerd’ Vandegrift one of Mass Transit mag’s 40 Under 40

Amanda Wall Vandegrift, BSCE 2012, MSCE 2013, one of Mass Transit magazine's Top 40 Under 40 for 2018. (Photo Courtesy: InfraStrategies LLC)

Amanda Wall Vandegrift was about to start her senior year at Georgia Tech when she came to a critical juncture.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Ph.D. finished, Sanborn takes over Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District

Army Lt. Col. Kate Sanborn, the new commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District. (Photo Courtesy: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Kate Sanborn finished her civil engineering Ph.D. in May. Just two months later, she’s making history as the first woman to lead the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District.

Monday, July 23, 2018

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