Awards

Simple, low-cost E. coli test wins MIT Water Innovation Prize

Civil engineering senior Arjun Bir and his Oasis team, center, won the $15,000 grand prize in the MIT Water Innovation Prize competition April 4. The team created a simple, inexpensive test for detecting E. coli in drinking water in India. (Photo: Andi Sutton/Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab at MIT)

Civil engineering undergrad Arjun Bir won MIT's Water Innovation Prize for his $3 E. coli test designed for his native India.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Ederer invited to DC for inside look at transportation policymaking as Eno fellow

Ph.D. student David Ederer, who has been selected for the 2018 class of the Eno Center for Transportation Future Leaders Development Conference.

Ph.D. student David Ederer will experience a week-long immersion in transportation policymaking this spring at the Eno Center for Transportation Future Leaders Development Conference.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Paulino, Qi win Sigma Xi faculty award for 4-D printing research

Georgia Tech researchers Glaucio Paulino, left, and Jerry Qi hold 3-D printed objects that use tensegrity, a structural system of floating rods in compression and cables in continuous tension. They’ve developed a new way to create structures with “memory” that can expand dramatically when heated. (Photo: Rob Felt)

Glaucio Paulino and his collaborators in mechanical engineering have won Sigma Xi’s top award for faculty research published in 2017.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Udell is Tech’s Building Manager of the Year

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Facilities Manager Andy Udell holds a his Building Manager of the Year plaque March 19 at Georgia Tech's Building Manager Symposium. (Photo: Allison Carter)

Georgia Tech’s facilities office has named Andy Udell the Building Manager of the Year for 2018.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Construction industry group honors Ashuri as outstanding researcher

Associate Professor Baabak Ashuri, who was named Outstanding Early Career Researcher for 2018 by the Construction Industry Institute.

The Construction Industry Institute has selected Baabak Ashuri as its 2018 Outstanding Early Career Researcher.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Kyaw wins Chi Epsilon national scholarship, a first for Georgia Tech

Fourth-year civil engineering student Lin Htet Kyaw, who has won a national scholarship from Chi Epsilon.

Lin Htet Kyaw has made history as the first student from Georgia Tech to win a national scholarship from Chi Epsilon, the civil engineering honor society.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Students say 4 of the top teachers at Tech are civil and environmental engineering professors

Glaucio Paulino, Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy, Susan Burns and Donald Webster have been named four of the most-effective teachers at Georgia Tech, according to end-of-course surveys of their students.

Four professors in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering are some of Georgia Tech’s most-effective teachers, according to, perhaps, their most important constituents: the students who sit in their classes.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Jin wins ACI scholarship for his work on concrete sustainability

Ph.D. student Bill Jin, this year's winner of the Robert H. Kuhlman Student Scholarship from the Georgia chapter of the American Concrete Institute.

The Georgia chapter of the American Concrete Institute has awarded Ph.D. student Bill Jin $5,000 to support his studies and his research into green concrete material technology.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

CEE honors teaching, scientific, staff excellence

A row of awards plaques presented to students, faculty and staff at the 2017 CEE Awards Ceremony Dec. 11. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering honored nearly a dozen faculty, students and staff Dec. 11, recognizing excellence in teaching, research and service to the School.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Smart mobility ideas earn Shackelford scholarships for 5 students

Five School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students have won Wayne Shackelford Scholarships from the Intelligent Transportation Society Georgia chapter. From left, Haobing Liu, Cibi Pranav, Lauren Gardner, Anirban Chatterjee and Zoe Turner-Yovanovitch each had to suggest smart technologies governments could use to improve urban mobility. (Photo Courtesy: ITS Georgia)

The Intelligent Transportation Society Georgia chapter has awarded scholarships to five School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students for their ideas about improving mobility in urban regions.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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