From providing clean water to managing water resources, CEEatGT researchers are working to help us understand and solve some of the world’s most difficult water problems. The Georgia Tech Alumni Magazinetook a deep dive into the work of Rafael Bras, Joe Brown, John Crittenden and Aris Georgakakos and looked into the planet’s water future.
A new view
Junior Maimuna Jallow’s fall semester at Georgia Tech-Lorraine showed her a wholly different Europe than she expected, taught her self-reliance, and revealed a new potential career interest. It also demonstrated the inherent similarities of all people around the world. Jallow called the semester abroad “life changing.”
In the second year of a huge project to develop the healthy, sustainable, livable cities of the future, Ted Russell and his colleagues have hit the ground in Minnesota to understand how climate change, parks and more affect city living. He answers 10 questions about how we can remake our cities.
ASCE fellow The American Society of Civil Engineers elevated Professor Terry Sturm to fellow status, an honor reserved for only a tiny fraction of the society’s membership. Sturm has been a leader for decades in the group’s environmental and water resources division.
Making a difference Arjun Bir was the fourth recipient of the Buchberg Scholarship from engineering firm SGH this month. The annual award recognizes a CEEatGT student who balances academics with involvement and service outside the classroom. Bir, a civil engineering junior, founded a group in his native India to improve local schools and raise money for scholarships. At Tech, he’s been working on water quality testing.
Innovating teaching Associate Professor Kevin Haas will help strengthen classroom teaching across the College of Engineering as part of a new fellowship program through Georgia Tech’s Center for Teaching and Learning. Haas is one of the subject-matter experts with a track record of innovative teaching methods who will work with the center to bring new ideas and the latest teaching research to engineering classrooms.