Faculty & Staff

Kaiser receives NOAA Grant to Study Urban Air Quality

Assistant Professor Jennifer Kaiser, wearing a gray blazer, poses on campus with the Atlanta skyline in the background.

Assistant Professor Jennifer Kaiser is leading one of 11 projects to receive funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Program Office’s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate (AC4) program in Fiscal Year 2021. The competitively selected projects aim to increase our understanding of emissions and chemical transformation in the urban atmosphere.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

$12 Million NSF Grant Will Establish Nationwide Atmospheric Measurement Network

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Georgia Institute of Technology Professor Nga Lee “Sally” Ng has earned a $12 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Mid-Scale Research Infrastructure program to provide high time-resolution (every 1 to 15 minutes), long-term measurements of the properties of atmospheric particulates known as aerosols, which have significant effects on health and climate change.

Friday, October 8, 2021

NextProf Nexus Program Cultivates Georgia Tech’s Rising Talent

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For students hoping to establish a career in academia, the various demands and expectations of holding a professorship can be daunting. It’s one reason Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering partnered with the University of Michigan and University of California at Berkeley to establish theNextProf Nexus program three years ago. The national mentoring workshop focuses on equipping senior-level Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and early-career scientists and researchers with the tools they need to succeed in academia. The initiative is also in place to help diversify the next generation of academic leaders.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Amekudzi-Kennedy, Kurtis Selected for Alumni Awards from Carnegie Mellon, Berkeley

Portraits of Professor Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy, left, and Professor Kim Kurtis, right, are set against a gold geometric background

Two faculty members of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been awarded and recognized for their accomplishments and honors as alumni of their alma maters.
 

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

On-Demand Multimodal Transit Solution to Bring Equitable, Affordable Transportation to Atlanta’s Underserved Communities

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The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the Department of Energy, has awarded a $1 million Stage 2 Civic Innovation Challenge grant to a Georgia Tech research team to pilot an On-Demand Multimodal Transit System (ODMTS) in Atlanta. The goal of the project is to make public transportation in Atlanta faster, more convenient, and more equitable for the city’s residents, especially in underserved communities.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Protecting Rural Schoolchildren from Prescribed Fire Emissions

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A $1 million award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will help researchers in Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering develop tactics to protect children from harmful emissions from controlled wildland burns. The initiative will provide equipment and new communications approaches in middle and high schools in Albany and Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala. Georgia Tech is focusing on the three cities because of their proximity to regular controlled burns, in addition to the communities’ lower socioeconomic statuses.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Georgia Tech Researchers Receive $2.5 Million Grant to Focus on Improving Atlanta-Area Transportation Through Holistic Community Approach

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Researchers from Georgia Tech have been awarded a $2.5 million National Science Foundation Smart and Connected Communities Grant to develop systems that will improve travel mobility, safety, equity, and sustainability using the city of Peachtree Corners, Ga., as an immersive living lab.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

CEE Welcomes New Faculty

New CEE Faculty: Bozeman, Pinto, Meyer, Graham (left to right)

Joe Bozeman III, Katy Graham, Karl “Fred” Meyer and Ameet Pinto have joined the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, bringing a range of expertise and experience to the faculty.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

CEE Staff Recognized for Excellence by College of Engineering

Staff from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering earned awards for their notable accomplishments and outstanding service from Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

CEE Faculty to Study Sustainability in New Artificial Intelligence Center

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Georgia Tech Joins the U.S. National Science Foundation to Advance AI Research and EducationA team from Georgia Tech has been awarded a five-year, $20 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund the NSF Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute for Advances in Optimization (AI4OPT). AI4OPT will focus on bringing together the fields of artificial intelligence and mathematical optimization to achieve research breakthroughs in automated decision making that could not be attained separately.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

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