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Dr. David W. Scott named Chair, Department of Civil Engineering & Construction

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David W. Scott to the position of Chair and Professor of the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction.  Dr. Scott is not only a graduate of Georgia Tech (B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering), but has served on the Tech faculty in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for the past 18 years.  He also has three years of experience as a research civil engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research & Development Center.

Dr. Scott brings a wealth of experience and vision to the department, our industry partners and the community.  He is a native of south Georgia and a product of the Georgia public school system.  Dr. Scott’s early research focused on novel materials for civil infrastructure, but more recently has focused on structural performance of roadside safety systems.

We look forward to welcoming Dr. David Scott to the University, College and Department on July 1, 2019.


Posted in CEC News, Civil Engineering & Construction, College of Engineering & Computing, Faculty Highlights