Graduate Students

Latest Field Notes podcast answers the question, what can you get out of mentoring?

Fourth-year civil engineering student Schayne Fox, left, said mentor Mary Shinners has become her go-to person for questions about everything from class schedules to preparing for the Fundamentals of Engineering exams. Schayne and Shinnners, who finished her bachelor's in civil engineering in 2014 and her master's in 2015, met this summer through the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's GOLD Mentoring Program. (Photo: Joshua Stewart)

A new episode of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering podcast Field Notes dropped Sept. 19 with the goal of shedding some light on what mentors can offer students.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Shocking experiences keep Nylen going back for more

Ph.D. student and Sandia National Labs intern Rebecca Nylen kneels next to blasted steel cylinders, some of her handy work as a computational shock physicist. (Photo: Randy Montoya, Sandia National Laboratories)

If you didn’t know better, you’d think Rebecca Nylen had a terrible start to her summer internship.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Tien, Lee win top paper award at Resilience Week 2018

Graduate student Cynthia Lee, left, and Assistant Professor Iris Tien with their first-place infrastructure paper aware at Resilience Week 2018. (Photo Courtesy: Iris Tien)

Two Georgia Tech researchers have won the first-place paper award in infrastructure at Resilience Week 2018 for their work using a variety of data sources to better understand and design infrastructure systems.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

New school chair talks about the future in the second-season debut of Field Notes podcast

Field Notes podcast logo with headphones

The sophomore season of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Field Notes podcast debuted August 15, featuring a conversation with new Karen and John Huff School Chair Donald Webster.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Geosynthetics Institute picks Hanumasagar for 2018 fellowship

Ph.D. student Sangy Hanumasagar, who has won a 2018 fellowship from the Geosynthetic Institute.

For the second consecutive year, a Georgia Tech civil engineering student is among the graduate students to receive a fellowship from the Geosynthetic Institute.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

NWRI fellowship boosts Zhou’s work on non-chlorine approach to water disinfection

Ph.D. student Jianfeng Zhou, who has won a fellowship from the National Water Research Institute.

Second-year Ph.D. student Jianfeng Zhou has won a two-year fellowship from the National Water Research Institute to support his work using low-voltage electricity to disinfect water.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Ph.D. finished, Sanborn takes over Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District

Army Lt. Col. Kate Sanborn, the new commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District. (Photo Courtesy: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Kate Sanborn finished her civil engineering Ph.D. in May. Just two months later, she’s making history as the first woman to lead the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Smith Paris-bound next year as Chateaubriand Fellow

Ph.D. student Scotty Smith, who will spend six months living in Paris next year as a Chateaubriand Fellow.

Civil engineering Ph.D. student Scotty Smith is moving to France — at least temporarily.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

CEE picks 4 for new class of Future Faculty Fellows

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's new Future Faculty Fellows: Aaron Bivins, Albert Liu, Neda Mohammadi and Saubhagya Singh Rathore.

In its second year, a program in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering that helps graduate students become great teachers has expanded, selecting three students and a post-doctoral researcher as Future Faculty Fellows.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Tech students win $140K from Siemens for machine learning, topology optimization project

Civil engineering students Yang Jiang, Emily Sanders and Heng Chi plus computation science and engineering student Yuyu Zhang with their first-place check after the Siemens FutureMakers Challlenge. Their concept for the hackathon at Georgia Tech combined machine learning and topology optimization to make computational design and digital manufacturing more efficient and effective. (Photo Courtesy: Glaucio Paulino)

Four Georgia Tech students will receive $140,000 from Siemens to turn a hackathon idea into reality after winning the company’s FutureMakers Challenge May 5.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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