By Moinul Islam
Moinul Islam is a 2nd year Ph.D. student in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech whose doctoral research interest is in humanitarian logistics. He graduated in 2003 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Below, he writes about his research focus in ISyE and the factors that motivate him.
The Georgia Institute of Technology today received the 2008 American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) College and University Recycling Award. AF&PA's awards program recognizes outstanding school, business, and community recycling efforts.
Today's awards were presented during the industry's 131st Annual Paper Week, where it was also announced that a record 56 percent of the paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2007.
The Georgia Institute of Technology
Students from Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional
Planning are offering their expertise this semester by working with Atlanta
area communities to develop a long-term plan for their neighborhoods.
Professor Nancey Green Leigh and her class of graduate
students are partnering with Georgia Conservancy and community leaders of Neighborhood
Planning Unit (NPU) G located on the west side of Atlanta close to the
intersection of Interstate 285 and Hollowell Parkway to improve the area.
Princeton Review ranked the Georgia Institute of Technology’s athletic
facilities tops in the nation, according to their annual Best Colleges survey.
Georgia Tech edged out the University of Maryland, the United States Military
Academy, Wabash College and Ohio State University for the No. 1 distinction.
Georgia Tech School of
Architecture students are testing their abilities to imagine, design and construct in an international competition intended to increase awareness of consumption behavior and the power of recycling. An 11-member team has constructed a tower made out of plastic bottles along with a hanging tower constructed of plastic hangers.