Highlights and News

VCEMPer Sergio Ballivian presents at 2018 GEM National Consortium

A prestigious forum for stimulating debate on bold solutions to advance graduate education, the 2018 Annual Board Meeting & Conference creates a platform to raise nationwide awareness of its mission, partners, and Fellows.  This is the “must attend” event in 2018 for advocates who want to transform how the United States educates and prepares engineering and science talent Read more…

VCEMPer Brooke Baugher’s Summer Trip to Africa

This summer was full of travel for Brooke Baugher, Masters Student in VCEMP. She taught in South Africa with an independent study abroad company, and following this teaching assistant position she visited three other countries in Africa. Each was a wonderful experience, however her trip to Rwanda was one to note. Brooke spent a little Read more…

Pardis Pishdad-Bozorgi Wins Prestigious CMAA National ‘Educator of the Year Award’

VCEMPer (MSCE’12) Pardis Pishdad-Bozorgi, assistant professor at Georgia Tech’s School of Building Construction, is the 2018 National Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Educator of the Year. In addition to earning a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, Pishdad-Bozorgi holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Design and Planning, and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech; a Read more…