Student Profiles

Andrew Loo: Engineering a better world

From the moment he first picked up a Lego® block, Andrew Loo dreamed of becoming a civil engineer. That’s why he applied to Georgia Tech.

“I built entire cities from Legos® – with fire stations, harbors, airports, everything,” says the Alpharetta native.

“Everything you see on the Science Channel? I thought it was so cool. I was going to build that.”

Putting concrete to the test: Mitchell McKay

Graduate student Mitchell McKay received his master’s in structural engineering on Dec. 14, 2012, but the 24-year-old Macon native figures he’s got a little more work to do. “I’m a non-thesis grad student, so this is not required, but, over Christmas, I wanted to write up my research,” says McKay, a researcher with CEE’s Caribbean Hazard Assessment, Mitigation, and Preparedness (CHAMP) team.

Student Spotlight: Student Matthew Plumlee Discusses Pursuing a Ph.D. in ISyE

Matthew Plumlee is a third year Ph.D. student at the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) and the recipient of the 2012 INFORMS Quality, Reliability and Statistics Best Paper Award which he received for his paper “Tractable Functional Response Modeling using Nonstationary Covariance Functions.”

ISyE Ph.D. Student YMCA Volunteer of the Year

ISyE Ph.D. student Carlo Davila Payan received the YMCA of Metro Atlanta’s 2012 Volunteer of the Year award for his service with YMCA Head Start. Payan began volunteering with the Y when his son entered YMCA Head Start, a program that focuses on quality early childhood education.

BME Student Selected for Whitaker International Summer Program Grant

Philip Keegan, a second year graduate student in the Manu Platt lab with the joint BME program, was selected for the Whitaker International Summer Program Grant. He will go to Johannesburg, South Africa to continue the studies that Dr. Platt started in December 2011 on HIV and cardiovascular disease.

Meet First-Year BME Graduate Student - Alice Cheng

ISyE Student Ginny MacGowan Gains Valuable Experience Through Co-op Program

The co-op program at Georgia Tech allows students the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom to paid positions with companies and organizations in a real world sett

Undergraduate BME Students Sweep Business Plan Competition

The “MAID” Team (Magnetically Assisted Intubation Device) of biomedical engineering undergraduates swept the Georgia Tech Business Plan Competition finals on March 9, 2012.

Student Inventors Take Center Stage

Re-Hand, a software-assisted home-use hand assessment and rehabilitation device, won the 2012 InVenture Prize in front of a live television audience at the Ferst Center for the Arts

Heidi Hatteberg - ACC Postgraduate Scholar

Georgia Tech's Heidi Hatteberg (swimming)was one of three of 36 Atlantic Coast Conference student-athletes selected Monday to receive the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award.