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Thomas Douthat (PhD ’17) wins 2017 Gill-Chin Lim Dissertation Award

July 25, 2017

Thomas Douthat (PhD ’17) has  received the 2017 Gill-Chin Lim Dissertation Award for his dissertation, “Adaptive Efficiency in Coffee Clusters: Resilience through Agglomeration, Global Value Chains, Social Networks, and Institutions.”

 

Brad Davis (MCRP ‘08) and Byron Rushing (MCRP ‘06) cited by FHWA for ARC’s Walk. Bike. Thrive! Plan

July 25, 2017

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) awarded Walk. Bike. Thrive!, the Atlanta Regional Commission’s (ARC) bike-ped plan, with a 2017 Transportation Planning Excellence Award.

 

David T. Harden (MCP ’68) Wins Richard (Dick) Simmons Lifetime Achievement Award

July 19, 2017

David T. Harden, MCP ’68, was awarded the Richard Simmons Lifetime Achievement award by the Florida City County Management Association.
 

 

Georgia Tech’s Master of City and Regional Planning Ranked Seventh in the Nation

June 14, 2017

This ranking comes from Planetizen, which administers the only comprehensive ranking of graduate urban planning programs in the United States.
 

 

School of City & Regional Planning Statement on Climate Change

June 8, 2017

The School is actively engaged in research and instruction aimed at helping communities to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
 

 

Boruo Chen (MCRP Class of '18) Finds Variety and Challenges at 2017 APA Conference

May 22, 2017

One of our graduate students, Boruo Chen (MCRP Class of '18), reflected on his conference experience and shared his thoughts in a blog post on our site.
 

 

Elora Raymond (Ph.D. Class of '17) Wins Best Paper Award at 2017 Urban Affairs Association Conference

April 21, 2017

Elora Raymond, a Ph.D. student in the Georgia Tech School of City & Regional Panning, won Best Paper at the Urban Affairs Association Conference this year. Her paper addressed negative equity and lagging housing market recovery in African American neighborhoods in the southeastern US.
 

Nancey Green Leigh: We Are 'Shaping a Robotic Future at Georgia Tech'

April 14, 2017

Associate Dean for Research Nancey Green Leigh answered a few questions about the future of robotics at the College of Design and Georgia Tech.
 

 

DBL Hacks MARTA Ridership in Smart City Initiative

March 22, 2017

DBL students and faculty participated in a MARTA Hackathon in which 36 teams from the Atlanta tech community were challenged with increasing MARTA ridership.

 

 

College of Design Faculty Win Students' Opinion

February 13, 2017

School of City & Regional Planning Professor Dan Immergluck is 1 of 5 from College of Design to win Teaching Effectiveness Award. 

 

 

College of Design Students Awarded the CEFPI Walter H. Fairchild Scholarship

February 2, 2017

The Council of Educational Facilities Planners (CEFPI) Georgia Chapter is a professional association whose sole mission is improving the places where children and young adults learn. Shani Sharif (Ph.D. in Arch) and Melanie Metal (MCRP) win the Walt H. Fairchild Scholarship.
 

Adeline Collot (MCRP '16) Discusses Her Research and Time at Tech

January 23, 2017

Adeline Collot, a graduate of our planning program, talks about her option paper and what she is doing now after graduation.

 

 

Fifth Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium: Call for Papers

January 11, 2017

This symposium poses the questions: How might we better understand the issues around equity that are specific to Atlanta?

 

 

Dr. Catherine Ross One of 20 Leading Experts Invited to Smart Cities Symposium

January 10, 2017

This January, the Federal Highway Administration is convening a one-day symposium examining the role of smart technologies in reshaping our communities and transportation options.

 

Georgia Tech kicks off Tokyo Smart City Studio Project for a 2020 Olympics site

January 5, 2017

Georgia Tech's Eco Urban Lab is kicking off a smart city project in January 2017 for Tokyo’s Urawa-Misono district, one of the 2020 Olympics sites.