Faculty & Staff

Webster elected a sustaining fellow of international aquatic sciences society

Karen and John Huff School Chair Donald Webster. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography has named Donald Webster to its 2018 class of sustaining fellows for his service to the organization and the aquatic sciences.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Op-Ed: Will driverless cars make our traffic problems worse?

An autonomous Waymo Chrysler Pacifica drives around Los Altos, California. (Photo Courtesy: Dllu via Wikimedia Commons)

Kari Watkins and Michael Hunter published an essay in Newsweek Dec. 10 asking a provocative question about our autonomous transportation future. Namely: Is it possible the widespread adoption of driverless cars will worsen traffic congestion rather than make it better?

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Shape-shifting origami could help antenna systems adapt on the fly

Silver dipoles are arranged across the folds of a Miuri-Ori pattern to create a radio frequency filter that’s tunable. By adjusting the dimensions, the filter can block a wide range of frequencies. (Photo: Rob Felt)

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have devised a method for using an origami-based structure to create radio frequency filters that have adjustable dimensions, enabling the devices to change which signals they block throughout a large range of frequencies.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tien picked to help lead working group for Atlanta’s ‘roadmap to resilience’

Downtown Atlanta skyline with the Downtown Connector and the eastern edge of Georgia Tech's campus. (Photo: Fitrah Hamid)

Iris Tien will co-lead a working group for the City of Atlanta’s efforts to address inadequate transportation systems and the related risks to the city’s broader infrastructure.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Yavari elected a fellow of the Society of Engineering Science, only the 2nd from Tech

Professor Arash Yavari, who has been elected a fellow of the Society of Engineering Science. (Photo: Amelia Neumeister)

Arash Yavari joins a fairly exclusive club in 2019, one that includes giants of science and engineering, National Academies members, and National Medal of Science winners.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Awards honor leadership, teaching excellence, impactful research for 2018

2018 CEE Awards Winners: Shelly Zhang, Phanish Suryanarayana, Anna Nord, Jorge Laval, Jamia Luckett, Susan Jin, Shauna Bennett-Boyd, Billy Plum, Cong Luo, David Scott, and Melisa Hubbs. (Photo: Amelia Neumeister)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering celebrated its top work of the year Dec. 5 at an awards ceremony for students, faculty and staff.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Remembering Professor Emeritus Sam Martin

Professor Emeritus Samuel Martin, who died Nov. 14. Faculty members and colleagues remembered Martin as a dedicated mentor, colleague and friend.

Mentor. Friend. Those words kept coming up as School of Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty members remembered Professor Emeritus Samuel Martin, who died Nov. 14. He was 82.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Coogan appointed to Paris early career professorship

Sam Coogan, who is the new Demetrius T. Paris Assistant Professor.

Sam Coogan has been named the new Demetrius T. Paris Assistant Professor.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

North Ave Smart Corridor wins mobility award at international Smart City Expo

Screenshot of North Avenue Smart Corridor: One Year Later video, with student riding a scooter on separated bike path and traffic in vehicle lanes.

The City of Atlanta’s North Avenue Smart Corridor Project was recognized as an innovative and transformative program during a leading international summit on smart cities.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Garrow elected vice president of operations research and analytics organization INFORMS

Professor Laurie Garrow

Professor Laurie Garrow has joined the board of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, the largest professional group in operations research and analytics.

Monday, November 12, 2018

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