Faculty & Staff

Brown and Tien earn tenure, four others promoted to full professor

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.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

New York Times: The Mystery of the Missing Bus Riders

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. 

Friday, March 13, 2020

Clough Honored as Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient by the University System of Georgia

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.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Scholarship Luncheon Brings Students and their Benefactors Together

When it comes to philanthropy, it’s not often that people are able to see the direct impact of their generosity.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Clough Honored for Lifetime of Contributions to the Field of Engineering

President Emeritus G. Wayne Clough

Georgia Tech President Emeritus G. Wayne Clough has been honored with the 2020 Lifetime Achievement in Engineering Award by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Burns Named 2020 Engineer of the Year

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.  

Monday, February 17, 2020

Research: Water Pipe Technology Kills Microorganisms with Localized Electric Field

An illustration depicts how the device would inactivate pathogens in drinking water using an electic field

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.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Rafael L. Bras to Step Down as Georgia Tech's Provost, Remain as CEE Professor

Portrait of Georgia Tech Provost Rafael L. Bras

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.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Sherman Uses Emerging Technologies to Repair and Preserve Bridges

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.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020


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