Fall Semester 2021

Lots of great news to share for Fall 2021!

  • Shaivan was recognized with the 2021 Richard D. Barksdale Award.
  • Lynnae was selected as a CEE Future Faculty Fellow, is a Graduate Teaching Fellow, and is a continuing scholar with ARCS.
  • Hejintao received 1st place in the fall GT / ASCE GI poster session.
  • Ryann received an honorable mention in the fall GT / ASCE GI poster session.
  • Youngsuk, Lynnae, and Hejintao all have papers at GeoCongress in Charlotte in March, and Susan will deliver an SOA presentation on coal combustion residuals.
  • Susan delivered a talk on mentoring to the CBBG.
  • Hejintao presented her work on dredge materials at the Third International Symposium on Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics (CPEG2020+1), as well as her work on LCA at the ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) 2021.

Susan’s recent talks

July 13-14, 2021
Fundamental Behavior of Waste Materials and Implications for Beneficial Use of Coal Ash
“New Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Geotechnology”
International Society of Environmental Geotechnology Webinar Series

June 11, 2021
BSA STEM Academy
Atlanta GA

June 1-3, 2021
Debate: Reactive tailings: All you need is strength
The Biot-Bažant Conference on Engineering Mechanics and Physics of Porous Materials
A One-time Fusion of Concreep and the Biot Conference on Poromechanics
Northwestern University

March 12, 2021
Characterization and Beneficial Use of Ponded and Off Spec Fly Ashes
“Geoenvironmental Engineering: Polluted Land, Waste Management & Sustainability/Resiliency”
International Webinar Series
University Illinois Chicago

Congratulations to Lynnae and Shaivan!!

Lynnae (Luettich) Stypulkowski was chosen to participate in the CEE@GT Future Faculty Fellows program, which is designed to help graduate students who are interested in pursuing academic positions become  great teachers.

Shaivan Shivaprakash was chosen to receive the Richard D. Barksdale Award, which is given to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in academic performance, service to the Geosystems Engineering program, and research and scholarly activities.