Georgia Tech today announced that Associate Professor Daniel Castro has been appointed to chair of the School of Building Construction in the College of Architecture. An expert in material procurement, automation protocols and sustainable energy alternatives for buildings, he is tasked with advancing Building Construction education and research and with expanding its international outreach.
The University System of Georgia has approved a new PhD
degree with a major in Building Construction at Georgia Tech, the first such
offering in the nation. Housed within the College of Architecture and the
School of Building Construction, the program is now accepting applications for
fall 2012 admission.