In just one day, could you devise a way to reduce construction time by 50 percent using virtual reality? That was the challenge presented to four teams of civil engineering students at the third installment of Tech Blitz—an all-day hackathon focused on pushing the technological boundaries of the construction industry.
How could robots improve the installation of new canopies at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport? That was the challenge for teams of School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students and industry mentors at Tech Blitz Nov. 9, a day-long hack-a-thon designed to highlight the School’s work driving technological change in the architecture-engineering-construction industry.
The Transportation Research Board has highlighted a partnership between Baabak Ashuri and the Georgia Department of Transportation as an example of research that has paid dividends, improving how the state builds transportation infrastructure.
Two Georgia Tech researchers have won the first-place paper award in infrastructure at Resilience Week 2018 for their work using a variety of data sources to better understand and design infrastructure systems.