Graduate Students

ASCE picks Saini for Ammann Research Fellowship

Ph.D. student Ajay Saini, one of the American Society of Civil Engineers' O.H. Ammann Research Fellows in Structural Engineering for this year. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Ph.D. student Ajay Saini has earned the support of the American Society of Civil Engineers for his work on structural reliability and resilience.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Karthikeyan’s research uncovering a new oil-eating microbe wins top student award at Gulf oil spill conference

Pensacola Beach in the Florida Panhandle, one of the areas where oil washed ashore after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April 2010. (Photo Courtesy: Smruthi Karthikeyan)

Ph.D. student Smruthi Karthikeyan has returned from a gathering of scientists studying the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill with the top award for student research.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Jin wins ACI scholarship for his work on concrete sustainability

Ph.D. student Bill Jin, this year's winner of the Robert H. Kuhlman Student Scholarship from the Georgia chapter of the American Concrete Institute.

The Georgia chapter of the American Concrete Institute has awarded Ph.D. student Bill Jin $5,000 to support his studies and his research into green concrete material technology.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Six grad students win competitive, coveted Eisenhower transportation fellowships

Calvin Clark, David Boyer, Chelsea Dyess, Daniel Walls, David Ederer and Lauren Gardner have won Dwight Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships from the Federal Highway Administration.

The Federal Highway Administration has awarded fellowships to six School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students focused on improving the nation’s transportation infrastructure and public health.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Science communication workshop expands to southeast, invites 2 CEE grad students

Ph.D. students Emily Sanders and Aaron Bivins, who have been invited to ComSciCon Atlanta, a new conference in the southeast that aims to help graduate students improve their skills at communicating their scientific work to the general public.

A Harvard University workshop that teaches graduate students how to communicate about their scientific work comes to Atlanta in 2018 — and two of the 50 students picked to attend come from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Road Federation names Chatterjee a 2018 fellow

Ph.D. student Anirban Chatterjee, a 2018 International Road Federation Fellow.

First he won a scholarship from the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia. Now Anirban Chatterjee is making travel plans for January, when he’ll attend the Road Scholar Program in Washington D.C. as an International Road Federation Fellow.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Smart mobility ideas earn Shackelford scholarships for 5 students

Five School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students have won Wayne Shackelford Scholarships from the Intelligent Transportation Society Georgia chapter. From left, Haobing Liu, Cibi Pranav, Lauren Gardner, Anirban Chatterjee and Zoe Turner-Yovanovitch each had to suggest smart technologies governments could use to improve urban mobility. (Photo Courtesy: ITS Georgia)

The Intelligent Transportation Society Georgia chapter has awarded scholarships to five School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students for their ideas about improving mobility in urban regions.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Transportation research center picks Wilson as its unanimous student of the year

Master's student Alana Wilson is the Student of the Year for the Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health, a U.S. Department of Transportation-funded research center.

A federally funded transportation research center has named School of Civil and Environmental Engineering master’s student Alana Wilson its Student of the Year and will send her to the nation’s signature transportation research meeting this winter.

Monday, November 13, 2017

WTS Atlanta honors 3 transportation students

Alice Grossman, Tu Nguyen and Ann Li, winners of scholarships this year from the WTS Atlanta chapter. They will now compete with nominees from every other chapter for more financial support.

The Atlanta chapter of WTS has awarded scholarships to three School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students for 2017. They’ll now compete against nominees from every chapter for international scholarships from the WTS Foundation.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Tien, Johansen win Resilience Week top award for paper on vulnerabilities of interdependent infrastructure

Chloe Johansen, left, and Iris Tien hold their first-place paper award at the Resilience Week 2017 conference for their work analyzing the vulnerabilities of interdependent infrastructure. They used Atlanta's water and power systems as a case study. (Photo Courtesy: Iris Tien)

Iris Tien and Ph.D. student Chloe Johansen won a top award at the Resilience Week 2017 conference for their paper on analyzing the vulnerabilities of interdependent infrastructure.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

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