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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

Transportation research center picks Wilson as its unanimous student of the year

Master's student Alana Wilson is the Student of the Year for the Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health, a U.S. Department of Transportation-funded research center.

A federally funded transportation research center has named School of Civil and Environmental Engineering master’s student Alana Wilson its Student of the Year and will send her to the nation’s signature transportation research meeting this winter.

Monday, November 13, 2017

WTS Atlanta honors 3 transportation students

Alice Grossman, Tu Nguyen and Ann Li, winners of scholarships this year from the WTS Atlanta chapter. They will now compete with nominees from every other chapter for more financial support.

The Atlanta chapter of WTS has awarded scholarships to three School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students for 2017. They’ll now compete against nominees from every chapter for international scholarships from the WTS Foundation.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Tien, Johansen win Resilience Week top award for paper on vulnerabilities of interdependent infrastructure

Chloe Johansen, left, and Iris Tien hold their first-place paper award at the Resilience Week 2017 conference for their work analyzing the vulnerabilities of interdependent infrastructure. They used Atlanta's water and power systems as a case study. (Photo Courtesy: Iris Tien)

Iris Tien and Ph.D. student Chloe Johansen won a top award at the Resilience Week 2017 conference for their paper on analyzing the vulnerabilities of interdependent infrastructure.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

GOLD-en opportunity: New mentoring program connects CEE students with professionals, alumni

Skanska’s Jimmy Mitchell talks with a student at the School’s 2017 Career Expo. Mitchell, a 2005 civil engineering grad, has long been involved in mentoring Tech students. The School has launched a new program to involve more alumni in these kinds of relationships and is recruiting professionals and students. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is rolling out a new mentoring program this fall to connect students with alumni and engineering professionals who want to help them prepare for their post-college lives.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Speed networking with CEE student clubs on the latest episode of Field Notes podcast

Headphones in front of an audio mixer and laptop during a podcast recording. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Eight student groups had three minutes or less to make their pitch for new members in the newest episode of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering podcast.

Friday, September 22, 2017

ARCS awards go to 4 grad students

Calvin Clark, Xenia Wirth, Osvaldo Broesicke and Anna Skipper, who have each earned a scholarship from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation for 2017.

Osvaldo Broesicke, Calvin Clark, Anna Skipper and Xenia Wirth have each earned more funding from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation to support their studies and open up opportunities to advance their research.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Scott, Goldman, Blissit win statewide ASCE awards

Associate Professor David Scott, right, accepts a President's Award from American Society of Civil Engineers Georgia Section President Shaukat Syed. (Photo Courtesy: John Pierson)

The American Society of Civil Engineers Georgia Section honored master’s student Maya Goldman and Associate Professor David Scott with President’s Awards at the group’s annual banquet August 25. The group also recognized environmental engineering master’s student Annie Blissit as the Young Civil Engineer of the Year.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

PhD student Borela named a 2017 GSI fellow

Ph.D. student Rodrigo Borela, who is a 2017 fellow of the Geosynthetics Institute.

The Geosynthetics Institute has named Ph.D. student Rodrigo Borela one of its 2017 fellows, an honor afforded only a handful of students across the globe.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Ocean science and engineering Ph.D. program welcomes first class, including 3 in CEE

Benjamin Hurwitz, Alexandra Muscalus, and Youngjun Son, the three civil and environmental engineering students who are part of the inaugural class of the ocean science and engineering Ph.D. program.

Ten students will begin studies this fall in Georgia Tech’s new ocean science and engineering Ph.D. program. The interdisciplinary program’s first class includes three students in civil and environmental engineering.

Friday, August 11, 2017

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