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Keith Landry named ASCE Fellow

KLandryKeith Landry, assistant professor of CECM and interim assistant dean for research, has been elected to the rank of ASCE Fellow.  ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Fellows have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that change lives around the world.  It is a prestigious honor held by fewer than 3.5% of ASCE members.  Fellow status must be attained by professional accomplishments and election by the Membership Application Review Committee.

In addition to serving as interim assistant dean for research in the CEIT, Dr. Landry serves as the interim director of CITEMS and teaches in the CECM department.  His current funded research projects include expedient steel repair methods, and highway bridge deterioration & maintenance.  His research interests include critical infrastructure resilience / protection, highway bridge maintenance, and engineering education.

Dr. Landry served for 26 years in the US Army Corps of Engineers, attaining the rank of Colonel.  His command assignments included the C/12th Engineer Battalion, the 92nd Engineer Battalion, and the Louisville District of the US Army Corps of Engineers.  He serves as faculty advisor for the GS student chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and is the program chair of the Military & Veteran Constituent Committee of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).


CEIT 2016-17 Undergraduate Research Awards available

CEIT undergraduate majors may now apply for the CEIT 2016-17 Undergraduate Research Awards.  The RFP is available here.

Deadline for proposals by e-mail: 11:59pm, Sun., Oct. 16.  A hard copy of the proposal must also be submitted by 4:59pm, Mon., Oct. 17, 2016.


CEIT 2016-17 Faculty Research Seed Grants available

CEIT faculty may now apply for the 2016-17 CEIT Faculty Research Seed Grants.  The RFP is here.

Deadline for e-mailed proposals:  11:59pm, Sun., Oct. 16, 2016.


College Convocation 2016

The faculty and staff of CEIT met August 9th for its fall 2016 Convocation.  This year, the College comprises 86 full-time faculty and 24 full-time staff.  More than 3,500 students — around 1,000 of whom are incoming freshmen and transfers — will major in our seven undergraduate and two master’s programs.

Dean Davoud announced the winners of the CEIT 2015-16 Awards of Excellence.  From L to R:  Ms. Tiffany Courdin (EE) – Staff Award of Excellence; Ms. Kimberly Couch – Advisor Award of Excellence; Dean Mohammad Davoud; Dr. Christopher Kadlec (IT) – Faculty Award of Excellence in Service; Dr. Mujibur Khan (MechE) – Faculty Award of Excellence in Scholarly Activity; and Dr. Mosfequr Rahman (MechE) – Faculty Award of Excellence in Teaching.

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Georgia Engineering Foundation Scholarships

The 2016 Georgia Engineering Foundation has announced the availability of its 2016 scholarships for students enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs.  Students are encouraged to apply at www.GEFinc.org through August 31, 2016 for the $1,000 to $5,000 scholarships.  Applicants must be Georgia residents, US citizens, and enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering program.