School of Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty members Joseph Brown and Iris Tien have been promoted to associate professor and earned tenure at Georgia Tech. Meanwhile, four of their colleagues, Baabak Ashuri, Yong Cho, Jorge Laval and Yang Wang, were promoted to full professor starting July 1.
Researchers at Georgia Tech's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering who have been studying the decline of bus ridership have found a demographic clue that could explain declining bus ridership numbers.
Kari Watkins, the Frederick Olmstead Law Associate Professor, and Simon Berrebi, a post-doctoral fellow, compared bus-stop data going back to 2012 in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Miami and Portland, Ore., four notably different areas where transit agencies automatically count passengers as they board the bus.
President Emeritus G. Wayne. Clough was named the recipient of the University System of Georgia’s Elridge McMillan Lifetime Achievement Award, for his leadership and service to public higher education. The Elridge McMillian Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest honor the USG bestows.
Professor Susan Burns, associate chair of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech, has been selected as the 2020 Engineer of the Year by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers.
Researchers in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering have developed a device that kills pathogens in drinking water using an electric field. The tubular system can fit inside water distributions systems to deliver safe drinking water.
Georgia Tech Provost Rafael L. Bras will step down around Sept. 1, following a decade as the Institute’s chief academic officer. Bras will remain at Tech as a professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.
Most of us take for granted the roads and bridges we travel every day. What we don’t know is that almost four in 10 bridges are 50 years or older. Many of the nation’s bridges are approaching the end of their design life, and 614,387 bridges in the U.S. earned a grade of C+ on the American Society for Civil Engineering’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card.