Kyaw wins Simpson Strong-Tie scholarship for structural engineering students

Civil engineering senior Lin Htet Kyaw, who just won a scholarship from the Simpson Strong-Tie Company. (Photo Courtesy: Lin Htet Kyaw)

Fourth-year civil engineering student Lin Htet Kyaw has won a scholarship from the Simpson Strong-Tie Company to support his last year of undergraduate studies.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Students meet the families making their studies possible

Art Williams talks with students at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's first scholarship and fellowship lunch. Williams and his family created the F. Everett Williams Scholarship for civil engineering students. (Photo: Joshua Stewart)

Students and former students came together for lunch March 14 at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. And though most had never met each other, they shared a permanent and life-altering link. The event gathered scholarship and fellowship recipients and the families who are helping pay for the students’ education.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Bir wins 2017 Buchberg Scholarship from SGH

Arjun Bir talks about low-cost water tests at UNICEF in Bolivia. (Photo Courtesy: Arjun Bir)

Engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger has selected civil engineering junior Arjun Bir for the 2017 Buchberg Scholarship. The award recognizes academic success as well as involvement beyond the classroom. It’s named for School of Civil and Environmental Engineering alumnus Brandon Buchberg.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Stallman wins concrete repair group scholarship

Alesa Stallman accepts a scholarship from the International Concrete Repair Institute Georgia Chapter Dec. 6. (Photo Courtesy: Alesa Stallman)

Civil engineering senior Alesa Stallman has won $1,500 from the International Concrete Repair Institute’s Georgia chapter. The chapter awarded two scholarships to Georgia students earlier this month.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Georgia Tech students sweep WTS Atlanta scholarships

WTA Atlanta scholarship winners Xiaodan Xu, Stephanie Amoaning-Yankson and Cindy Bledsoe.

The Atlanta chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar gave all four of its college-level scholarships to Georgia Tech civil engineering students at a ceremony last week.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Amoaning-Yankson wins Society of Women Engineers leadership scholarship

Ph.D. student Stephanie Amoaning-Yankson.

Ph.D. student Stephanie Amoaning-Yankson received the Fran O’Sullivan Women in Lenovo Leadership Scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers last week.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Record five civil and environmental grad students receive ARCS awards

Logo for ARCS Foundation

Two returning scholars are among the five School of Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students who have won funding this year from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists program. The number of winners in the School is the most in recent memory and almost certainly a record for civil and environmental engineering students.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Women in Engineering selects Gadsby for 2016 Helen Grenga Award, gives scholarships to 18 others

Helen Grenga Award winner April Gadsby with Associate Chair Susan Burns.

Senior April Gadsby has won this year’s Helen Grenga Outstanding Engineer Award from Georgia Tech’s Women in Engineering. She received the award April 12 at the organization’s annual banquet.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

SGH selects Melissas as its 2016 Buchberg Scholar

Andrew Melissas

Civil engineering undergraduate Andrew Melissas is the 2016 Buchberg Scholar. Engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger picked Melissas late last year. The award is named for School of Civil and Environmental Engineering alumnus Brandon Buchberg, B.S. 2000, M.S. 2002.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Mast named a 2015 EREF Scholar for her work on recovering heavy metals from coal ash

Doctoral student Laura Mast has won a scholarship from the Environmental Research & Education Foundation for her work recovering rare metals from coal ash. Mast, in her second year of studies, is working to synthesize new agents that will extract what are known as rare earth elements from the complex ash leftover from coal combustion. It’s important work for modern “green” technologies, Mast said, since the elements are used in everything from electric car batteries and wind turbines to LEDs and smartphones.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015


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