CEE Spotlight

GT RESEARCHERS RECEIVE WOOTAN AWARD FROM THE TRB

September 4, 2015
Four researchers from Georgia Tech's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering have received this year’s Charley V. Wootan Award from the Transportation Research Board (TRB), recognizing their work on evidence-based transportation asset management. The research team will also be honored with a Certificate of Award, to be presented at the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecute. 
The Wootan Award honors the best paper in transportation policy and organization submitted to the TRB each year.The winning paper proposes a framework for collecting evidence to document how well transportation asset management interventions accomplish their intended purposes. Ph.D. students Margaret-Avis Akofio-Sowah and Janille Smith-Colin, in their third and fifth years of study, respectively, worked on the research with Jamie Montague Fischer, who finished her doctorate this month, as well as Professor Adjo Amekudzi Kennedy. Read more.