Students

Current Students

Degree Program:
Ph.D. Civil Engineering
Hometown:
Santa Barbara, CA
April started her Ph.D. program in January 2018, upon completing a M.S. thesis in civil engineering and B.S. Civil Engineering at Georgia Tech. Her undergraduate and masters research focused on sustainable pavement preservation using 3D sensing...
Degree Program:
PhD in Civil Engineering
Hometown:
Orlando, FL
Becca Kiriazes is a first-year PhD student at Georgia Tech with the NSF Graduate Student Fellowship. She received her B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida as a Stamps Leadership Scholar while working with Dr. Lily Elefteriadou...
Degree Program:
PhD
Hometown:
Buffalo, New York
Dave is a 3rd year PhD student in UTIL. Before starting his doctoral studies, he managed CDC's Global Road Safety efforts. At CDC, he collaborated with Ministries of Health, the World Health Organization, and Non-governmental Organizations to...
Degree Program:
PhD, Civil Engineering
Hometown:
Fort Payne, Alabama
Rachael Thompson Panik began her PhD in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department in Fall 2020. Rachael grew up in rural Alabama, but she was inspired to study cities after visiting Japan as a student ambassador. She left her hometown to...
Degree Program:
PhD
Hometown:
Bentonville, AR
Reid is a 1st year PhD student in UTIL. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a bachelors in Civil Engineering Dec. 2018. Before graduate school, Reid was an undergraduate researcher helping code surveys about bicycle facility preferences. Additonally...
Degree Program:
Dual Masters in Civil Engineering / City and Regional Planning
Hometown:
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sharon is currently a second-year Masters student at Georgia Tech and a recipient of the Foreign Fulbright scholarship. She received her BA in Ethnic Studies from Mount Holyoke College, focusing on urban political economy and race relations in...