Faculty & Staff

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

National Academy Publishes Study Showing How Georgia Could Halve its Carbon Footprint

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Georgia could reduce its carbon footprint by 50 percent by 2030 through the adoption of 20 high-impact climate solutions identified by the Drawdown Georgia research team, according to a new analysis published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). A multi-disciplinary team from Georgia Tech, including Regents Researcher Michael Rodgers from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, along with researchers from the University of Georgia and Emory University conducted the study, which was funded by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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

Reusable Ionic Liquid Enables Extraction of Precious Rare-earth Elements from Coal Fly Ash

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Researchers from Georgia Tech’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering have discovered a way to extract rare-earth elements—essential ingredients for nearly all modern electronics—from the ash left behind at coal-burning power plants using a non-toxic ionic liquid.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Mokhtarian Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

A portrait of Professor Patricia Mokhtarian

Professor Patricia Mokhtarian has been named the 2021 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research for her significant contributions to the field.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Srinivas Peeta Receives 2020 Matthew G. Karlaftis Best Paper Award

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Srinivas Peeta, who holds the Frederick R. Dickerson Chair in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a joint appointment in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been recognized with the 2020 Matthew G. Karlaftis Best Paper Award.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Research Lays Foundation for Partial Cloaking of Holes in Elastic Plates from Stress Waves

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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.

 

Monday, May 10, 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

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