April 23, 2013 - The College of Architecture’s National Science Foundation ADVANCE Program recently announced Associate Professor Nisha Botchwey and current PhD student Dana Habeeb as 2012-2013 Women of Excellence Award Winners.
April 18, 2013 - A group of City & Regional Planning and Architecture graduate students traveled to Taiwan during their Spring Break to conduct research and share ideas with members of the local government and officials from institutions of higher education as part of a semester-long studio project.
April 16, 2013 - Researchers are developing a novel technology that would facilitate close monitoring of bridges, parking decks and other structures for early signs of strain, stress and formation of cracks. Their approach uses wireless sensors that are low cost, require no power, and can be implemented on tough yet flexible polymer substrates.
April 15, 2013 - Marvin Clermont's (MCRP '13) oral presentation titled "Investigating the effects of sea level rise on the Gullah Geechee in coastal Georgia" has been recognized as the Outstanding Graduate Student Oral Paper by the Urban & Regional Planning section of the Florida Academy of Sciences.
April 15, 2013 - Subhro Guhathakurta, Director of the Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS), has announced Associate Director Tony Giarrusso's promotion to Senior Research Scientist.
April 12, 2013 - Beginning in Fall 2013 the Georgia Tech School of City and Regional Planning will offer a new professional degree program: the Master of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technology (MS-GIST).
April 8, 2013 - From April 13-17, the City of Chicago will host the 2013 American Planning Association’s (APA) National Conference, an annual meeting of planning professionals, academics, and students from across the country. The School of City and Regional Planning will boast yet another strong presence at the annual conference with 20 current students attending, along with a several faculty members and alumni.
March 25, 2013 - On 2 March, Arthur Campbell (MCP ’70) was honored by Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning as a distinguished alumnus for his service in community and economic development during the school’s 60th anniversary celebration.
March 13, 2013 - Patty McIntosh (MCP ’85), Jeff Sauser (MCRP/March ’10), and Phil Schaeffing (MCRP ’12) were all members of firms that received 2013 National APA Awards for exemplary planning in communities across the country.
March 13, 2013 - James Wong (MCRP/ MS-CE '13) was recently selected by the Board of Regents of the Eno Center for Transportation to participate in the 21st annual Eno Leadership Development Conference in Washington, DC, June 2-6, 2013.
March 11, 2013 - Resumes of current students from Georgia Tech's School of City and Regional Planning are now available in our annual Resume Book.
March 11, 2013 - 175 alumni and friends returned to Georgia Tech 1-3 March to mark the university’s 60th anniversary of city planning education.
February 18, 2013 - Imagine Northside Drive and you probably see a street that you’d rather steer clear of lined with dilapidated buildings and overgrown weeds — or at least that’s what the students in Mike Dobbins’ studio envisioned when he mentioned the street to them.
January 27, 2013 - Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, selected Associate Professor Brian Stone's The City and the Coming Climate as a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title in Earth Science.
"Rise of the Drones": Schools of Building Construction and Aerospace Engineering Collaborate to Investigate Potential Applications of Drone Technology in Construction.
January 23, 2013 - School of Building Construction Assistant Professor Dr. Javier Irizarry and School of Aerospace Engineering Associate Professor Dr. Eric Johnson were awarded $74,984 from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to evaluate the potential uses of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or "Drones" for safety inspections, surveying, bridge inspections, and other applications.
January 22, 2013 - The School of City and Regional Planning seeks to recognize our alumni by holding an exhibition, showing cumulative and individual work since 1952. Additionally, there will be an anniversary event beginning in early March.
January 20, 2013 - While the July T-SPLOST vote in metro Atlanta remains a missed opportunity for new and expanded transit facilities, a 2012 Georgia Tech applied research paper provides guidance for an improved plan when the Atlanta region revists the referendum in two years.
January 15, 2013 - Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD) invites applicants for a Research Scientist.
December 3, 2012 - The Planning Accreditation Board has reaccredited Georgia Tech's Master of City and Regional Planning degree program for a seven-year term through 2019.
November 26, 2012 - Trying to understand how cities are shaped can often seem an overwhelming task. A recent Georgia Tech thesis tackles this problem, finding that Atlanta can be mapped through a hierarchical structure of city centers.
November 26, 2012 - One recent Georgia Tech thesis addresses the impacts of accessibility on environmental justice efforts in metro Atlanta and finds that not all public facilities are created equal.
November 21, 2012 - Researchers from Georgia Tech are partnering with GE and Ford Motor Co. to study ways to add greater efficiencies to electric driving and charging performance.
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