Awards

2017 Nevada Medal goes to newly minted PhD Sujith Mangalathu

Newly minted Ph.D. Sujith Mangalathu received more good news in the days after he officially graduated from Georgia Tech: he also has won the 2017 Nevada Medal for his research on bridge engineering.

Ph.D. student — and now graduate — Sujith Mangalathu has won the 2017 Nevada Medal for his work on bridge engineering.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Chi becomes first Tech student to win Melosh Medal in computational mechanics

Civil engineering Ph.D. student Heng Chi, right, won the Robert J. Melosh Medal from Duke University in late April. Chi, who is the first Georgia Tech student ever to win the prestigious competition in computational mechanics, stands with co-winner Matthias Mayr, center, from Technical University of Munich, and Duke Associate Professor Guglielmo Scovazzi. (Photo Courtesy: John Dolbow/Duke University)

Ph.D. student Heng Chi has accomplished something no other Georgia Tech student has: winning the prestigious Robert J. Melosh Medal Competition. Chi was one of two winners this year.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Students say Joe Brown is among best engineering teachers at Tech

Joe Brown won the 2017 Women in Engineering Teaching Excellence Award April 11 for the postitive impact he's had on the lives of Georgia Tech's female engineering students. Two faculty members are recognized each year based on a survey of undergrad women in the College of Engineering. (File Photo)

Ask women studying engineering at Georgia Tech, and they’ll tell you Joe Brown has made a positive impact on their lives. He won the most votes in an annual survey of female College of Engineering students, earning him the Women in Engineering Teaching Excellence Award for 2017.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Greenwald named Tech’s top engineering undergrad, receives Tau Beta Pi Cup

Hannah Greenwald poses for the traditional senior photo with the Georgia Tech Ramblin' Reck. Greenwald has won the top honor for Tech engineering students, the Davidson Family Tau Beta Pi Senior Engineering Cup. (Courtesy: Hannah Greenwald)

Environmental engineering senior Hannah Greenwald has earned the highest honor from the Georgia Tech College of Engineering, the Davidson Family Tau Beta Pi Senior Engineering Cup. The award recognizes academic excellence, leadership and service, and it goes to only one graduating senior each year.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Tsementzi wins Sigma Xi Best PhD Dissertation award for her widely published work in environmental microbiology

Despina Tsementzi has won the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Dissertation award for 2017. (Courtesy: Despina Tsementzi)

Georgia Tech’s scientific and engineering honor society has recognized Despina Tsementzi’s doctoral dissertation as one of the best of the year. Tsementzi, who finished her Ph.D. in the fall, has won the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Dissertation award for 2017. She’s one of only 10 students across campus to earn the distinction.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Bir wins Ferst Award for leadership, entrepreneurship

Junior Arjun Bir’s work to improve lives in his native India and in the developing world has earned him the 2017 Alvin M. Ferst Leadership and Entrepreneur Award from Georgia Tech.

Junior Arjun Bir’s work to improve lives in his native India and in the developing world has earned him the 2017 Alvin M. Ferst Leadership and Entrepreneur Award from Georgia Tech.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ellingwood wins ASCE lifetime achievement award

Professor Emeritus Bruce Ellingwood

Professor Emeritus Bruce Ellingwood will receive a lifetime achievement award in March from the American Society of Civil Engineers for his contributions to engineering education.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Rodgers, Watson win ASEE Evans award for paper on concept maps

Michael Rodgers

Michael Rodgers and one of his former Ph.D. students have won the Thomas C. Evans Instructional Paper Award for their work on assessing how well students learn complex engineering information.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Burns honored as one of Tech’s most effective teachers

Georgia Power Distinguished Professor Susan Burns

For the second time in three years, students have rated Susan Burns one of the best teachers at Georgia Tech. As a result, Burns will receive the Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Awards recognize CEE’s top scientists, researchers, teachers and staff members

CEE Awards Plaques (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering recognized excellence in research, teaching and staff support at the School’s annual awards ceremony Nov. 14. Karen and John Huff School Chair Reginald DesRoches handed out 17 awards to students, faculty and staff along with Ted Russell, chair of the School’s awards committee.

Monday, November 14, 2016

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