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Learn more about our civil and environmental engineering programs and discover ways to enhance your degree.


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Academic & Research Groups

There are six areas of specialization within the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Learn more about each group's educational and research focus.

Recent News

Don Webster Named ASCE Fellow

12 September 2023

Karen and John Huff School Chair and Professor Don Webster has joined the top civil engineers in the country as a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Webster was selected as a fellow for his contributions as a researcher, educator, and administrator.

New Water Treatment Approach Helps to Avoid Harmful Chemicals

12 September 2023

The water coming out of your faucet is safe to drink, but that doesn’t mean it’s completely clean. Chlorine has long been the standard for water treatment, but it often contains trace levels of disinfection byproducts and unknown contaminants. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers developed the minus approach to handle these harmful byproducts.

Michael Thomas selected for CDC Fellowship

07 September 2023

Ph.D. student Michael Thomas has been selected for the 2023 Public Health Informatics Fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Thomas will focus on data analysis and technology evaluation, specifically targeting infectious viral diseases.

Georgia Tech Making Waves in Tsunami Research

30 August 2023

Professor Hermann Fritz and his former graduate student, Yibin Liu, are interested in a specific kind of tsunami, those caused by underwater volcanic eruptions and landslides. So, they built a volcanic tsunami generator in a wave basin — essentially, a large lab-in-a-tank for studying wave behavior.

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