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Week in Japan takes origami engineering class to the roots and pioneers of their subject

Fizza Hassan, center, stands in front of the Sensoji Buddhist Temple in Tokyo's Asakusa neighborhood. Hassan, a civil engineering master's student, traveled to the city with her classmates from an origami engineering course she took at Georgia Tech in the fall taught by Glaucio Paulino. The class visited attractions around Japan and learned about origami principles from Paulino's collaborators in the country. (Photo Courtesy: Fizza Hassan)

When you want to learn about origami, what better way than to go meet the people and experience the culture responsible for its creation?

Monday, February 26, 2018

New Feldman endowment offers students $1K to do something extra when they study abroad

Four photos: Spices in Istanbul, Turkey; a silhouetted figure takes in the water and mountains in Interlaken, Switzerland; a young woman stands in front of Stonehenge in England; and a dive swims near colorful coral at the Great Barrier Reef.

Jim Feldman never studied abroad when he was a student at Georgia Tech. But his children have, and their experiences made him want to help School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students who want to go overseas.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Struggling at Tech, Sharani White almost transferred; instead, she graduates this fall with a job and grad school waiting

Sharani White poses in her cap and gown with Midtown Atlanta in the background. White struggled in her first year, to the point that she almost had to transfer. But now she's finished her civil engineering degree and has been accepted to graduate school. (Photo: Titilayo Funso)

Sharani White still remembers every detail about the conversation with her parents after her first year at Georgia Tech. She had returned home to Gonzales, Louisiana, and had to tell them a difficult truth: She was struggling.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

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

ASCE helps shelter replace playground

Students from the Georgia Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers take down a piece of playground equipment for International Women's House in Decatur, Georgia. (Photo Courtesy: ASCE Georgia Tech)

A group of leaders from the Georgia Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers spent a few hours recently helping the International Women’s House in Decatur, Georgia, get new playground equipment for its young clients.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Brosofsky’s natural herbicide project wins national higher ed sustainability award

Grace Brosofsky, BSEnvE 2017, stands with her Student Sustainability Leadership award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. (Photo Courtesy: Grace Brosofsky)

For years, newly minted alumna Grace Brosofsky has been driven to find a safe, organic way to control weeds.

Monday, October 30, 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

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

US News: Tech’s civil and environmental engineering bachelor’s programs No. 2 in US

CEEatGT's undergraduate civil and environmental engineering programs are No. 2 in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2018 survey.

For the second year in a row, Georgia Tech’s undergraduate environmental engineering program jumped two spots in the most-visible rankings of engineering program, landing at No. 2 in the nation. Meanwhile, the civil engineering bachelor’s program maintained its second-place status in the U.S. News and World Report 2018 rankings released Sept. 12.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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