Awards

DesRoches honored as one of his alma mater’s most distinguished alumni

School Chair Reginald DesRoches has been elected to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni at his alma mater, the University of California, Berkeley.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Cycle Atlanta wins Research of the Year award from Young Professionals in Transportation

A smartphone app and related study for Atlanta bicyclists has won the first-ever Excellence in Innovation / Research of the Year Award from the Young Professionals in Transportation organization. The Cycle Atlanta app, developed by CEE’s Kari Watkins and Christopher Le Dantec from the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, tracks the routes cyclists travel through the city and allows them to note amenities or problems along the way. That helps other riders, and it helps the city develop cycling infrastructure in the right places.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Hernandez wins Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher award for his interval calculator

Fourth-year undergraduate Jose Hernandez has won a research award for his work developing software to perform web-based interval analysis calculations.

Monday, April 27, 2015

DesRoches wins ASCE award for his work on earthquake impacts on vital infrastructure

Reginald DesRoches has won this year’s Charles Martin Duke Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

13 CEE students win Women in Engineering scholarships

hirteen School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students received nearly $15,000 in scholarships at the Women in Engineering banquet March 31. The scholarships come from corporate sponsors and recognize some of the College of Engineering’s top women students.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Goodno, Bras among the new distinguished members of ASCE

The Board of Directors of the American Society of Civil Engineers bestowed its highest honor on two School of Civil and Environmental Engineering professors in March. Georgia Tech Provost Rafael Bras and Professor Barry Goodno are two of the newest “distinguished members” of the society.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Faculty members earn Institute-wide recognition for teaching excellence, interdisciplinary research, technology use

Georgia Tech’s Faculty Honors Committee has recognized three professors in the School of Civil and Environmental for their impact on students and their interdisciplinary work. The intensely competitive awards went to Lawrence Kahn for his teaching, Ted Russell for his interdisciplinary activities, and Donald Webster for his use of technology to “flip” his Fluid Mechanics and Dynamics course.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Aral’s lab wins top research prize for work on Camp Lejeune contamination

A team of environmental scientists in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering has won this year’s top research prize from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists. The 2015 Grand Prize in Research in the academy’s Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Competition recognizes the group’s work on contamination at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Slater receives Laboon award for academic, co-op excellence

Civil engineering undergraduate Corinna Slater has won this year’s Joe T. Laboon Award for co-op students, recognizing her academic and on-the-job excellence.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

3 grad students win 2015 Sigma Xi Research Awards

The Sigma Xi Society has announced its 2015 research award winners, including three graduate students from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Monday, March 2, 2015

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