Even with more ice melted for longer periods of the year, freight companies still would be hesitant to use a shorter shipping route through the Arctic Ocean. That assessment of decision-makers’ attitudes and the potential use of what’s become known as the Northern Sea Route has won the 2018 Editor’s Choice Award from the journal Maritime Economics & Logistics.
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.
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.
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.
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.