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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

Forest Service funds project using Georgia timber for stronger Army barracks

A drawing shows potential new temporary barracks for Army troops built with cross-laminated timber. Researchers Lauren Stewart and Russell Gentry have received funding from the U.S. Forest Service to create designs for the barracks. (Image Courtesy: Lauren Stewart)

The timber industry, the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are teaming with Georgia Tech to design and build better portable housing for overseas troops.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Balancing military service, marriage, grad school: Two Army majors pick Tech to advance their careers

Marc and Kate Sanborn are working on doctorates in civil engineering with Lauren Stewart. The couple, married since 2012, are majors in the U.S. Army and need advanced degrees to continue their careers teaching at the U.S. Military Academy. (Photo: Missy Jurick)

Marc and Kate Sanborn are no strangers to building things. They built a marriage together. They built their Army careers to Majors together. And now they’re building upon their graduate degrees at Georgia Tech.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Civil engineering grad takes command of Army’s Fort Meade

Col. Tom Rickard, BSCE 1990, assumed command of the U.S. Army’s Fort George G. Meade August 4. During the change of command ceremony, Rickard passes the garrison colors to Command Sergeant Major Rodwell L. Forbes.

U.S. Army Col. Tom Rickard has taken over as the commander of Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. Rickard, who earned a bachelor’s in civil engineering from Georgia Tech in 1990, replaced Col. Brian Foley August 4.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Stewart connects with Army Research Lab’s Open Campus initiative

Lauren Stewart and two School of Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students are headed to Maryland this week to tour some of the Army’s research labs at the Aberdeen Proving Ground. It will be the second time in three weeks that Stewart has connected with the Army Research Lab, after the organization’s director, Thomas Russell, visited Georgia Tech in late October. Stewart was one of a few faculty members invited to have lunch with Russell.

Monday, November 2, 2015

DesRoches joins National Research Council Board on Army Science and Technology

The National Research Council has appointed Reginald DesRoches to a board that oversees independent Army-related studies conducted by the National Academies.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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