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  • John Crittenden to Receive 2020 ASCE Simon W. Freese Award

    The American Society of Civil Engineers recently announced that BBISS Director and Civil Engineering Professor John Crittenden will be presented with the 2020 Simon W. Freese Environmental Engineering Award and Lecture. This award is given to recognize “extraordinary accomplishments in using fundamental scientific principles and current research findings to solve the most challenging water quality problems.” The award and monetary prize will be formally given during the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in 2020.

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  • The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Participates in Inaugural Sustainability Showcase

    Faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Scheller College of Business (“Center”) contributed to Georgia Tech’s inaugural Sustainability Showcase. The public event, which was organized by the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems (“BBISS”), occurred over three full days, from October 28 through 30. It was held at the recently opened Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, the most environmentally advanced education and research building ever constructed in the Southeast.

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Image of commuter train overpass over freeway with text overlay, "Infrastructure Ecology."
Image of clean water being poured with "Clean Water" label.
Atlanta skyline on a clear day with "Clean Air" label.
Image of earth's horizon from low earth orbit with "Global Change" label.
Image of greenhouse interior with the label, "Food-Energy-Water Systems."
Diagram of how the synergy of green infrastructure elements lead to greater sustainability with text overlay, "BBISS Research Projects."

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