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  • BBISS Grad Student to Receive ARCS Scholar Award

    Congratulations to BBISS Graduate Research Assistant Osvaldo Broesicke for receiving a 2016-17 Scholar Award from the Achievement Rewards for Academic Scientists (ARCS) Foundation.  The $7,500 scholarship recognizes outstanding doctoral students who have a record of past achievement and who show exceptional promise of making a significant contribution to the worldwide advancement of science and technology.  Osvaldo, a Ph.D. candidate in Georgia Tech’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches the interconnections between the infrastructure systems of urban areas, what we at the BBISS refer to as Infrastructure Ecology.

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Core Research Areas

Food/Water/Ecology Nexus Graphic with text overlay, "Infrastructure Ecology."
Clear, blue water being poured, with text overlay, "Provision of Clean Water."
Engineering lab scene with text overlay, "Sustainable Engineering Education."
Image of solar panels with wind generators in the background with text, "Sustainable Energy."
View of melting polar ice from high altitude with text, "Climate Change."
Hazy view of Atlanta skyline with text overlay, "Air Quality."
Electron micrograph of a nano material with text overlay, "Nanotechnology."
Diagram of how the synergy of green infrastructure elements lead to greater sustainability with text overlay, "BBISS Research Projects."

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