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Gadsby taking her cyclist safety research to the mecca of bicycling

Ph.D. student April Gadsby stands on a bridge over a canal in the Netherlands in 2017 with a few of the country's famed windmills in the background. (Photo Courtesy: April Gadsby)

For a researcher who studies cyclist behavior and safety, few places are more compelling than the Netherlands.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Marshall Commission names Jackie Knee the 2019 Marshall Sherfield Fellow

Ph.D. student Jackie Knee

Put simply, Jackie Knee wants to make people healthier. She’s worked at that singular goal in rural Thailand as a Fulbright Fellow, in the United States at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and at Georgia Tech as a fifth-year Ph.D. student in environmental engineering. Once she finishes her degree later this year, she’ll continue it in Britain as the 2019 Marshall Sherfield Fellow.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Crittenden to receive ASCE’s Freese Award for his work solving water quality problems

Professor John Crittenden

The American Society of Civil Engineers has named John Crittenden the recipient of the 2020 Simon W. Freese Environmental Engineering Award and Lecture, recognizing "extraordinary accomplishments" in solving challenging water quality problems.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

India’s top engineering college honors Peeta as distinguished alumnus

Frederick R. Dickerson Chair Srinivas Peeta (Photo: Luke Xinjing Xu)

Srinivas Peeta’s career trajectory has not gone unnoticed at his undergraduate college. The institution has named him a Distinguished Alumnus, an award reserved each year for a small handful of graduates from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Newest Eisenhower fellows designing better models, improving rural transit, fixing unsafe roads

Winners of 2018 Eisenhower Fellowships: Ph.D. student David Ederer, Ph.D student Atiyya Shaw and master's student Andreas Wolfe.

The Federal Highway Administration has awarded selective Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships to three School of Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students this year, supporting their work to improve travel forecasting models, rural transit services, and road safety.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Webster elected a sustaining fellow of international aquatic sciences society

Karen and John Huff School Chair Donald Webster. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography has named Donald Webster to its 2018 class of sustaining fellows for his service to the organization and the aquatic sciences.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Shaw picked as national student of the year for US DOT-funded research center

Ph.D. student Atiyya Shaw, who is the student of the year for the Center for Teaching Old Models New Tricks.

Ph.D. student Atiyya Shaw will represent one of the nation’s major research centers at the Transportation Research Board meeting in January as its Student of the Year.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Yavari elected a fellow of the Society of Engineering Science, only the 2nd from Tech

Professor Arash Yavari, who has been elected a fellow of the Society of Engineering Science. (Photo: Amelia Neumeister)

Arash Yavari joins a fairly exclusive club in 2019, one that includes giants of science and engineering, National Academies members, and National Medal of Science winners.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Awards honor leadership, teaching excellence, impactful research for 2018

2018 CEE Awards Winners: Shelly Zhang, Phanish Suryanarayana, Anna Nord, Jorge Laval, Jamia Luckett, Susan Jin, Shauna Bennett-Boyd, Billy Plum, Cong Luo, David Scott, and Melisa Hubbs. (Photo: Amelia Neumeister)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering celebrated its top work of the year Dec. 5 at an awards ceremony for students, faculty and staff.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dean wins Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fellowship for her work to improve health and equity in marginalized communities

Environmental engineering Ph.D. student Victoria Dean.

Ph.D. student Victoria Dean became an engineer to, in her words, “save the world.” Now she’s one of a small group of young leaders who’ve earned the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to collaborate and use their influence to make communities healthier and more equitable.

Friday, October 26, 2018

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