Construction and Infrastructure Systems Engineering

Investing in America’s infrastructure: Faculty weigh in on what to address in proposed infrastructure legislation

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A bipartisan group of senators has announced a $1.2 trillion infrastructure framework, which aims to make transformational investments in infrastructure for transportation, clean water, universal broadband, renewable energy, remediation of legacy pollution, and resilience to the changing climate.

Friday, July 2, 2021

Grubert Contributes to New Report - "On the Path to an Equitable Energy Transition"

A black and white portrait of Assistant Professor Emily Grubert in front of green and blue graphics of the earth, environment and infrastructure.

Emily Grubert, assistant professor in the Georgia Tech School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has contributed to a new report from Resources for the Future (RFF) entitled, "On the Path to an Equitable Energy Transition." RFF is an independent, nonprofit, non-partisan research institution in Washington, DC.

Monday, May 10, 2021

LISTEN: Grubert Shares Expertise on What Went Wrong with the Electric Grid in Texas

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Millions of people in Texas are without electricity as winter storms bring frigid temperatures that have crippled the state’s power grid.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Tech Blitz Teams Tackle Affordable Housing in Atlanta

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During the fourth annual Tech Blitz, six teams of students and industry professionals focused on ways that civil engineers can innovate within the construction industry to bring down costs and help combat rising rent prices across the city of Atlanta.  

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Taylor Elected to National Academy of Construction

Professor John E. Taylor stands in front of the Mason Building

Professor John E. Taylor has been recognized as one of the nation’s most distinguished engineering and construction professionals after being elected to the National Academy of Construction.

Election to the academy is reserved for exceptional leaders representing all sectors of the built environment who have made a significant impact on the engineering and construction industry. Taylor is one of 36 new members selected for the 2020 class through a rigorous peer nomination and election process.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

CEE Introduces Construction and Infrastructure Systems Engineering Concentration

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Civil engineering students are now able to earn a concentration in Construction and Infrastructure Systems Engineering (CISE), an official designation that lets employers know they are ready for careers in the construction industry.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

CEE Researchers Study Inland Flood Risks with AT&T

Georgia Tech is one of five universities that has been selected to participate in AT&T’s Climate Resiliency Community Challenge.

The company has awarded a team of researchers from the Institute $50,000 to study flood resilience in the Southeast using new climate data from the Argonne National Laboratory. The researchers will assess risks and help local governments with climate adaptation and resilience planning.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Tech Blitz Challenges Teams to Reduce Construction Time with Virtual Reality

Rendering of 16-story Piedmont Atlanta Tower

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. 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Taylor, Watkins, Guin will help Columbus, Milton with smart communities projects

Angshuman Guin demonstrates how a cell phone tracks Gwinnett County Fire Department trucks and data about traffic to improve response times. Guin is working with Gwinnett on connected vehicle technology as part of the first round of Georgia Tech’s Georgia Smart Communities Challenge. (Photo: Allison Carter)

Georgia Tech’s Georgia Smart Communities Challenge named four new grants June 18 in Macon, including two led by School of Civil and Environmental Engineering researchers.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019


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