Faculty & Staff

Georgia Tech Team Wins $1 Million Grant to Lead University Transportation Center

A team led by Georgia Tech researchers has been awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to address declining transit ridership. The grant establishes the research consortium as one of four new Tier 1 University Transportation Centers (UTCs), which are funded to address critical transportation challenges facing the United States. Just four teams were selected from nearly 70 applications to receive the UTC grants.

Monday, August 3, 2020

New Research Center Will Study Mine Tailings and Industrial Waste

The Akyem Mine TSF Cell 1 (background) and TSF Cell 2 (foreground) at a tailings storage facility in Ghana.

A new research center called TAILENG, headquartered at Georgia Tech, has been established to study mine tailings and industrial waste.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Amekudzi-Kennedy Honored by Georgia Tech for Curriculum Innovation

 A Portrait of Professor Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy

Professor Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy has been named the 2020 winner of Georgia Tech’s Curriculum Innovation Award. This award is given annually to one faculty member for improving the quality of education at Georgia Tech through pedagogical and curricular innovation.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Video: CEE Panel Discussion on Race

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering leadership team held a panel and open discussion on George Floyd’s death, race in America, and envisioning a better future on June 10.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Konstantinidis, Stewart, Tien Selected for New Endowed Professorships

Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty members Kostas Konstantinidis, Lauren Stewart and Iris Tien have been selected for three new endowed professorships, effective July 1.

Friday, June 5, 2020

COVID-19’s Lessons for Sustainable Development

In an article posted to Preprints.org, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering researchers, joined by colleagues in the Sam Nunn School for International Affairs, Purdue University, and Arizona State University consider the infrastructure and sustainable development implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, May 4, 2020

Paulino Receives American Society of Civil Engineers Mindlin Medal

Glaucio Paulino, Raymond Allen Jones Chair and professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering has received the Raymond D. Mindlin Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in recognition of his pioneering research contributions to the field of mechanics.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Brown and Tien earn tenure, four others promoted to full professor

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty members Joseph Brown and Iris Tien have been promoted to associate professor and earned tenure at Georgia Tech. Meanwhile, four of their colleagues, Baabak Ashuri, Yong Cho, Jorge Laval and Yang Wang, were promoted to full professor starting July 1.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

New York Times: The Mystery of the Missing Bus Riders

Researchers at Georgia Tech's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering who have been studying the decline of bus ridership have found a demographic clue that could explain declining bus ridership numbers. 

Kari Watkins, the Frederick Olmstead Law Associate Professor, and Simon Berrebi, a post-doctoral fellow, compared bus-stop data going back to 2012 in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Miami and Portland, Ore., four notably different areas where transit agencies automatically count passengers as they board the bus. 

Friday, March 13, 2020


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