Awards & Honors

Extraordinary Engineer: Paola Valdivia

HometownInglewood, CaliforniaHigh SchoolWhitewater High SchoolMajorCivil EngineeringExpected GraduationDecember 2022What is your favorite thing about being a student at UGA?"My favorite thing about being a student at UGA is the environment that they provide…

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College celebrates outstanding students, staff and faculty

Awards for academics, research and scholarship highlight annual Celebration of ExcellenceThe University of Georgia College of Engineering honored outstanding students, faculty and staff members during the College’s 2022 Celebration of Excellence on April 21.The College presented academic awards…

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Student designs device to help detect seizures

Ashley Galanti is developing a sensor to help people with epilepsyIt started in a high school physics class in Duluth, Georgia, when Ashley Galanti was given the assignment to create something to help people with diseases. Both her…

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Extraordinary Engineer: Kathy Nguyen

HometownSavannah, GeorgiaHigh SchoolSavannah Arts AcademyDegree MajorEnvironmental EngineeringEnvironmental Health Science Minor, Water Resources Certificate Expected GraduationMay 2024Kathy, an environmental engineering major from Savannah, worked as an Environment, Health, Safety & Security Intern at…

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