In their latest research into the feasibility of cloaking, Professor Arash Yavari and Dr. Ashkan Golgoon, PhD CE 20, found that while it’s not possible to fully protect plates from stress waves, a partial protection—or cloaking— is possible.
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.
Three professors from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been honored for their significant contributions to Georgia Tech through teaching, research and global engagement.
Professors Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy, Susan Burns and Kostas Konstantinidis were selected for the prestigious awards by a committee of their peers, who judged their nominations against other faculty members from around the Institute.
A mollusk and shrimp are two unlikely marine animals that are playing a very important role in engineering. The bodies of both animals illustrate how natural features, like the structures of their bones and shells, can be borrowed to enhance the performance of engineered structures and materials, like bridges and airplanes.
Many professional awards are created for giants in their fields as memorials. It’s unusual for the namesake of such an award to be alive. Even more unusual? Winning an award named for a friend and colleague.
Professor Glaucio Paulino has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional distinctions awarded to an engineer. Paulino, the Raymond Allen Jones Chair in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was selected for the honor “for contributions to topology optimization and its applications to medicine and engineering.”