Ram Pendyala, the School’s Frederick R. Dickerson Chair in Transportation Systems, is the new chair of the Planning and Environment Group of the Technical Activities Division of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). He’s also now associate editor for the journal Transportation Research Part D.
A group of Georgia Tech researchers led by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's John Crittenden has won a four-year grant to improve the environmental sustainability of the Chinese steel industry.
Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy delivered the keynote talk at the 2015 Conference of the Integrated Network of Social Sustainability in Charlotte earlier this month. Amekudzi-Kennedy spoke on creating enduring and human-centered wealth using portfolio capital asset management to plan for and evaluate civil infrastructure decisions.
The Board of Directors of the American Society of Civil Engineers bestowed its highest honor on two School of Civil and Environmental Engineering professors in March. Georgia Tech Provost Rafael Bras and Professor Barry Goodno are two of the newest “distinguished members” of the society.
Glaucio Paulino has the heart and soul of an artist, straining against the structured thinking of a sharp and analytical mind. And it works for him. Paulino joined the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering in January as the new Raymond Allen Jones Chair.
Earthquakes are unpredictable and devastating, but we’re getting better at building our communities to withstand the shaking ground, according to experts in the cover story of Boss Magazine's spring 2015 issue. Among those experts was Karen and John Huff School Chair Reginald DesRoches.