Faculty & Staff

Arson Selected for National Science Foundation’s BRITE Award

A portrait of Associate Professor Chloe Arson with trees in the background

Associate Professor Chloé Arson has been selected for a 2021 BRITE Award from the National Science Foundation, providing funding that will allow her to take her research in a new direction. 

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

CEE professor offers tips for planning air travel this holiday season

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The world continues to experience the day-to-day impact of supply chain issues. Laurie Garrow, a professor of civil engineering and co-director of the Center for Urban and Regional Air Mobility at Georgia Tech, offers insight into what consumers can expect this holiday season in terms of air travel demand, airline operations, and tips for consumer travel planning.

Friday, December 3, 2021

Modeling Water-cleansing Wetlands in Extreme Weather

Researchers Chloé Arson, Thomas DiChristina, and Martial Taillefert stand near wetlands on Georgia Tech’s campus

The cycle of rising temperatures leads to increases in precipitation as well as droughts.  But what impact will these weather extremes, especially heavier precipitation, have on the earth’s most effective water cleansers – wetland sediments?  Chloé Arson, Thomas DiChristina, and Martial Taillefert near wetlands on Georgia Tech’s campus

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Home at Georgia Tech: Then and Now

Sixteen College of Engineering faculty members have three or more Georgia Tech degrees and have made their alma mater home again, and Professor Susan Burns from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineerings is one of these three-time Georgia Tech alums. 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Yongsheng Chen, Xing Xie Recognized for Leadership in Environmental Engineering

The Chinese-American Professors in Environmental Engineering and Science (CAPEES) Society has recognized faculty members Yongsheng Chen and Xing Xie for their dedication and service to environmental engineering and science.

Monday, October 18, 2021

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


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