College Selects 2023 Faculty Award Winners
Carlton S. Wilder Associate Professor Xing Xie has won the College of Engineering's Outstanding Faculty Achievement in Research Award (Early Career). Xie is one of eight faculty members selected for this year's awards.
Mike Messner Selected as Commencement Speaker; Earns Honorary Degree
Mike Messner, CE 76, received an honorary PhD from Georgia Tech, the highest honor that the Institute can confer to an individual.
CEE Teams Dominate 2023 Student Design Competition at Georgia Association of Water Professionals
Environmental engineering students in the capstone design course were recognized for their work by industry professionals, winning first, second, and third place in a regional competition.
New Fellowships Support High-Impact Cybersecurity Research
Williams Family Associate Professor Iris Tien is one of five faculty members selected to become Cybersecurity Fellows to help grow the College of Engineering’s work in high-impact cyber-physical systems security.
3 CEE Alumni Honored by Georgia Tech College of Engineering
The College of Engineering celebrated 28 of its most esteemed alumni at the 2023 Alumni Awards Induction Ceremony on April 29, including three civil engineering graduates.
Programming the future: New courses boost students’ computing skills; connection to CEE
The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is re-envisioning its engineering curriculum with the inclusion of data analytics, entrepreneurship and innovation, storytelling and reflection, and teamwork—skills that complement and strengthen traditional engineering coursework.
Working to Build a More Positive World Through Rap and Engineering
Tyree Edwards sees power in using his music and his civil engineering skills to make an impact on people’s lives.
Environmental Engineering Team Named Finalist in Nationwide Algae Competition
A Georgia Tech team was one of the four top finalists selected to win $10,000 in the 2022-2023 AlgaePrize Competition. The competition is hosted by The U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), in partnership with the Algae Foundation and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Don Webster Reappointed as Chair of School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Donald R. Webster has been reappointed to serve a five-year term as Karen and John Huff Chair of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
NASA Selects CEE Alumnus for One-Year Mars Analog Mission
Ross Brockwell, CE 99, is one of four crew members selected to embark on NASA's first one-year analog mission in a habitat to simulate living on Mars. During the ground-based mission, set to begin in June at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, the crew will live and work in a 3D-printed, 1,700-square-foot habitat.
Ph.D. Student Junyue Wang Wins Gonter Research Paper Award
Ph.D. student Junyue "Holden" Wang has been awarded the Gonter Research Paper Award from the Division of Environmental Chemistry of the American Chemical Society. This prestigious award is the highest honor given to students by the Division of Environmental Chemistry and recognizes exceptional research contributions in the field.
Rafael Bras Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
K. Harrison Brown Family Chair and Professor Rafael L. Bras has joined a group of distinguished artists, thinkers, and scientists as a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, an organization that dates to the early days of the United States.
CEE Faculty and Students Honored with 2023 Sigma Xi Research Awards
Associate Professor Xing Xie, Ph.D. graduate Wensi Chen, and master's graduate Matthew Phillips have been honored with the Georgia Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi's 2023 Faculty and Student Research Awards. These awards recognize outstanding research accomplishments and contributions to the scientific community.
CEE Graduate Programs Earn High Rankings
Georgia Tech's civil engineering and environmental engineering graduate programs were each ranked in the top five for the second year in a row, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2023-2024 list of the nation’s best engineering graduate schools.
Hitting the Brakes or the Accelerator on Electrified Semitrucks
A new study from Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering looks closer at using overhead cable line (OCL) technology to power trucks, evaluating if they are wise environmental and economical choices. For some countries, the team suggests OCL technology is ideal. But for other areas, it shouldn’t be implemented until the region’s electric grid is cleaner.
Tool Helps Coastal Areas Find Ideal Spots for Water Level Sensors
A tool developed by Georgia Tech researchers can help pinpoint the ideal locations for water level sensors to maximize the real-time data available to emergency managers to help anticipate flood risks and respond in emergencies.
CEE Faculty Earn Teaching Honors
Four faculty members have been recognized by students for their excellence in the classroom.
Tien Honored for Work in Diversity Equity and Inclusion
Georgia Tech’s executive vice president for research has recognized four College of Engineering faculty members and a spaceflight group for their outstanding contributions to the research enterprise.
CEE Faculty Recognized with Highest Honors in Geotechnical Engineering
Professors David Frost and Paul Mayne have been selected to deliver prestigious lectures at the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2023 Geo-Congress, a gathering of the nation’s leading geotechnical engineering experts.
Ting Wang selected for 2023 Graduate Student award by American Chemical Society
Postdoctoral researcher Ting Wang has received the 2023 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry by the Division of Environmental Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.