Graduate Students

A new approach to sustainable fertilizer takes top prize at Ideas to Serve competition

Ideas to Serve solutions winner Abigail Cohen presented by judge Kathleen Kurre.

Two environmental engineering Ph.D. students won first place at the 2019 Ideas to Serve competition earlier this month for finding a way to help small farmers grow “off the grid.”

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Johnston, Zhang produce two of Georgia Tech’s best Ph.D. dissertations this year

Former Ph.D. students Shelly Zhang and Eric Johnston, who have won the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis award for 2019.

Sigma Xi has recognized the work of two recently graduated civil and environmental engineering doctoral students as some of the best of the year at Georgia Tech.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tech’s civil and environmental engineering graduate degrees again ranked among America’s best

CEE's graduate programs in civil engineering and environmental engineering are No. 4 in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2020 survey. (Graphic: Amelia Neumeister)

New rankings, same story: A civil or environmental engineering graduate degree from Georgia Tech is one of the best in the country.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Gadsby to tackle policy side of transportation at Eno Future Leaders Development Conference

Ph.D. student April Gadsby. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

It’s been quite a spring for Ph.D. student April Gadsby. And, as a result, her summer and fall are booking up fast.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

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

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