Awards

Scott, Goldman, Blissit win statewide ASCE awards

Associate Professor David Scott, right, accepts a President's Award from American Society of Civil Engineers Georgia Section President Shaukat Syed. (Photo Courtesy: John Pierson)

The American Society of Civil Engineers Georgia Section honored master’s student Maya Goldman and Associate Professor David Scott with President’s Awards at the group’s annual banquet August 25. The group also recognized environmental engineering master’s student Annie Blissit as the Young Civil Engineer of the Year.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

PhD student Borela named a 2017 GSI fellow

Ph.D. student Rodrigo Borela, who is a 2017 fellow of the Geosynthetics Institute.

The Geosynthetics Institute has named Ph.D. student Rodrigo Borela one of its 2017 fellows, an honor afforded only a handful of students across the globe.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Pavlostathis awarded Fair Medal for his contributions to engineering education

Professor Spyros Pavlostathis, who is this year's recipient of the Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal from the Water Environment Federation.

The Water Environment Federation will honor Professor Spyros Pavlostathis this fall for his decades of work developing the next generation of water engineers.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Meet the 2018 Terzaghi Lecturer: Rudy Bonaparte

Professor of the Practice Rudy Bonaparte, who will deliver the 2018 Terzaghi Lecture at the ASCE Geo-Institute annual meeting. (Photo Courtesy: Geosyntec Consultants)

The American Society of Civil Engineers Geo-institute has invited Rudy Bonaparte to deliver the nation’s premier geotechnical presentation for 2018, the Karl Terzaghi Lecture.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Transportation Research Board invites Mokhtarian to deliver 2018 Deen Distinguished Lecture

Patricia Mokhtarian, the Susan G. and Christopher D. Pappas Professor. She has been invited to deliver the Deen Distinguished Lecture at the 2018 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Patricia Mokhtarian will deliver the signature presentation at the 2018 Transportation Research Board meeting in January, the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Anwar wins poster competition with work on durability of connections between fiber-reinforced polymer materials

Ph.D. student Javaid Anwar with his first-place poster at the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering conference. (Photo: David Scott)

Ph.D. student Javaid Anwar returned from the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering conference this spring with the event’s best student poster.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Journal names Ivey’s paper on sourcing and counting pollution from atmospheric reactions the best of 2016

A paper that grew from Cesunica Ivey's doctoral research in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been named one of the two best papers in Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering for 2016. The article outlines a new way to estimate the amount and source of secondary PM2.5 pollution in the air.

Cesunica Ivey’s paper outlining a new way to estimate the amount and source of air pollution has been named one of the two best articles published in 2016 in the journal Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Paulino elected a fellow of ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute

Raymond Allen Jones Chair and Professor Glaucio Paulino has been named a fellow of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute. (Photo: Rob Felt)

Professor Glaucio Paulino is one of three new fellows of the American Society of Civil Engineering’s Engineering Mechanics Institute. Paulino will accept the honor June 6 at the institute’s national conference.

Monday, June 5, 2017

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

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