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.
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.
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.
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.