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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

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

Art and geometry: Exhibition features student art inspired by Einstein and Picasso

Visitors consider the artwork created by students in Francesco Fedele's Visual Arts and Geometry course at the Kai Lin Gallery Dec. 11. The drawings hung for one night at the gallery to celebrate the students' work in the class, which connected advanced geometry with art through the lenses of Einstein and Picasso.

There aren’t many engineering courses that include, as the final class activity, exhibiting artwork at a local gallery. Francesco Fedele’s students did just that Dec. 11, showing the drawings they created during his course this fall connecting advanced geometry with art through the lenses of Einstein and Picasso.

Wednesday, December 12, 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

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

ITS Georgia awards Shackelford scholarships to 5 students for their ideas using technology to eliminate roadway deaths

These five School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students won scholarships from the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia for their essays about the ways intelligent transportation systems and technology could help the United States eliminate roadway deaths and serious injuries by 2025. From left, Ph.D. students Somdut Roy, April Gadsby and Cibi Pranav; undergraduate Katie Popp; and Ph.D. student Hanyan "Ann" Li. (Photo Courtesy: Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia)

The Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia rewarded five School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students with scholarships Nov. 14. The 2018 Wayne Shackelford Engineering Scholarships support student involvement in transportation engineering.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Master’s student Hunt reflects on his final football games: ‘I’ve loved every second about being part of the team’

Civil engineering master's student Cheyenne Hunt waves during one of Georgia Tech's football games this year. Hunt is a walk-on offensive tackle finishing his final year on the team. (Photo: Danny Karnik/Georgia Tech Athletics)

Yellow Jackets offensive tackle Cheyenne Hunt finished his civil engineering bachelor’s degree in May. But he’ll still be celebrated on the field Nov. 17 with the team’s other seniors.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Two grad students win national scholarships from foundation drilling association

Master's student Nicholas Sianta and Ph.D. student Seth Mallett, winners of national scholarships from ADSC: The International Association of Foundation Drilling. (Photos: Belal Elnaggar, Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Graduate students Seth Mallett and Nicholas Sianta have won scholarships from the construction trade association for deep foundations.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Four Tech women win WTS Atlanta scholarships and move on to national competition

WTS Atlanta Chapter scholarship winners Michelle Henriques, Susan Jin, Becca Kiriazes and Abhilasha Saroj.

Once again, women studying transportation engineering at Georgia Tech have swept the WTS Atlanta chapter scholarship competition. Now, they’ll each compete with other chapter winners from across the nation.

Friday, November 9, 2018

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