Faculty & Staff

Our autonomous transportation future: New Dickerson Chair Srinivas Peeta and the human-vehicle-infrastructure connections to make that future a reality

Srinivas Peeta, the new Frederick R. Dickerson Chair in the School of CIvil and Environmental Engineering. (Photo Luke Xinjing Xu)

The world of fully autonomous vehicles is inevitable, according to one of the newest faculty members in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The question is, how do we get there with the right policies and investments — and without so many bumps in the road that public trust erodes along the way.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

New faces: Macedo driven to understand geotechnical risks and make cities more resilient, sustainable

Assistant Professor Jorge Macedo

Though they’re relatively rare, the consequences of disasters like earthquakes, flooding and landslides are dire — and growing. Just ask Jorge Macedo, who thinks a lot about the risks to people, communities and engineering systems from those kinds of extreme events.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

USG names Rodgers a Regents Researcher

Michael Rodgers, principal research scientist in the school and now a Regents Researcher. (Photo: Joshua Stewart)

Michael Rodgers received the University System of Georgia’s highest research recognition August 14 when the Board of Regents named him a Regents Researcher.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Burns named associate chair of admin and finance, Haas takes over leadership of undergrad programs

Susan Burns, the new associate chair for administration and finance, and Kevin Haas, the new associate chair for undergraduate programs.

Karen and John Huff School Chair Donald Webster announced that Susan Burns will be the new associate chair for administration and finance, and Kevin Haas will take over Burns’ former role as associate chair for undergraduate programs.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Webster selected for inaugural ACC leadership program

Karen and John Huff School Chair Donald Webster, who will be part of the inaugural year of the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Leaders Network. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Karen and John Huff School Chair Donald Webster will represent Georgia Tech in a leadership-building and collaboration program through the Atlantic Coast Conference this year.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Fritz wins teaching award, fellowship to enhance student learning

Professor Hermann Fritz

Hermann Fritz will join other top teachers at Georgia Tech this fall in a program to further build their skills and try new approaches in the classroom.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Konstantinidis named Maulding Faculty Fellow

Kostas Konstantinidis, the new Maulding Faculty Fellow in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Karen and John Huff School Chair Donald Webster has named Kostas Konstantinidis the Maulding Faculty Fellow in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Monday, July 9, 2018

National Academy invites Tien to Japan-America Frontiers symposium

Assistant Professor Iris Tien, who was one of 30 engineers from the United States invited to the Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering symposium organized by the National Academy of Engineering and its Japanese counterpart. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Iris Tien has just returned from a gathering of a few dozen of the most promising young engineers from the United States and Japan, thanks to an invitation from the National Academy of Engineering.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Brown named new Carlton S. Wilder Assistant Professor

Joe Brown, who is the new Carlton S. Wilder Assistant Professor in the School as of July 1. (Photo: Gary Meek)

Joe Brown has been appointed the newest Carlton S. Wilder Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Monday, June 25, 2018

ASCE elevates Amekudzi-Kennedy to fellow

Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy, who has been elected a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. (Photo: Zonglin "Jack" Li)

Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy has joined the top civil engineers in the country as a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Monday, June 18, 2018

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