Posted April 25, 2012 Atlanta, GA
Two IAC students headed the team that placed Second Runner Up in the 2012 Ideas 2 Serve competition held by the College of Management.
Travis Horsley, a Public Policy graduate student and alumnus, and Melissa McCoy, who earning a double-major in Economics and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and teammate Benjamin Cohen were recognized for their project titled Tubing Operations for Humanitarian Logistics. The goal of the project is to supply potable water to areas devastated by natural disasters. The team has received venture funding from the Chilean government, and will travel to Chile this spring to begin work on the funded project.
Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research examining the human context of engineering, science, and technology. The College is comprised of six schools - Economics; History, Technology, and Society; The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; Literature, Communication, and Culture; Modern Languages; Public Policy; and Georgia Tech's Army, Air Force, and Navy ROTC units - and offers ten Bachelor's of Science, six master's, and six doctoral degrees. Students are prepared for professional leadership in government, business, public policy, international affairs, law, technology, and new media. Founded in 1990, the College is named in honor of former Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. (1911-2003).