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Hyatt speaker Wassim Selman offers his one key factor for success: Always keep people in the equation

Wassim Selman, a triple alumnus of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, delivered the fall 2018 lecture in the Kenneth Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Speaker Series Oct. 2. Selman focused on the importance of keeping people in the equation — and even presented his own equation for how to do that. (Photo: Qiusen Huang)

Hyatt speaker Wassim Selman did a little bit of time traveling in his presentation to School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students, faculty and alumni Oct. 2.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Latest Field Notes podcast answers the question, what can you get out of mentoring?

Fourth-year civil engineering student Schayne Fox, left, said mentor Mary Shinners has become her go-to person for questions about everything from class schedules to preparing for the Fundamentals of Engineering exams. Schayne and Shinnners, who finished her bachelor's in civil engineering in 2014 and her master's in 2015, met this summer through the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's GOLD Mentoring Program. (Photo: Joshua Stewart)

A new episode of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering podcast Field Notes dropped Sept. 19 with the goal of shedding some light on what mentors can offer students.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

‘TranspoNerd’ Vandegrift one of Mass Transit mag’s 40 Under 40

Amanda Wall Vandegrift, BSCE 2012, MSCE 2013, one of Mass Transit magazine's Top 40 Under 40 for 2018. (Photo Courtesy: InfraStrategies LLC)

Amanda Wall Vandegrift was about to start her senior year at Georgia Tech when she came to a critical juncture.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Ph.D. finished, Sanborn takes over Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District

Army Lt. Col. Kate Sanborn, the new commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District. (Photo Courtesy: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Kate Sanborn finished her civil engineering Ph.D. in May. Just two months later, she’s making history as the first woman to lead the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Corps of Engineers appoints alumnus Manous to lead water resources institute

Joe Manous, BCE 1980, the new director of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources. (Photo Courtesy: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

A Georgia Tech civil engineer has taken over the water resources branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Alumna’s work making Jacksonville more bike-friendly earns statewide honor from Florida Bicycle Association

Amy Ingles, the Florida Bicycle Association's Professional of the Year for 2017. Ingles earned bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering at Georgia Tech. (Photo Courtesy: Amy Ingles)

Apparently bicycle advocates across Florida have taken notice of Jacksonville's new bicycle master plan: They recently honored the civil and environmental engineering graduate who helped develop it as the state’s bicycle professional of the year for 2017.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Vecellio inducted into College of Engineering Hall of Fame, Sanivation wins inaugural Impact Award

Alumnus Leo Vecellio speaks after his induction into the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Hall of Fame April 21. (Photo: Gary Meek)

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering alumnus Leo Vecellio Jr. is among the newest members of the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Hall of Fame.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Environmental cleanup technology for the space program earns NASA’s Quinn a spot in Inventors Hall of Fame

Jacqueline Quinn, an environmental engineer with NASA and a 1989 graduate of Georgia Tech, will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May. (Photo Courtesy of Jacqueline Quinn)

The National Inventors Hall of Fame will add Georgia Tech civil engineer Jacqueline Quinn to its list of “the greatest innovators” in our country in May.

Monday, February 19, 2018

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