The Month in Photos: December 2019

The Month in Photos: December 2019

Atlanta BeltLine, Strategic Plan, and Commencement.


Ryan Gravel and BeltLine

 Ryan Gravel, ARCH 1995, M.S. ARCH 1999, M.S. CRP 1999, at the Atlanta BeltLine. In his master's thesis, Gravel presented what he calls the "kernel of the idea" that ultimately became the BeltLine, under construction since 2006. Photo taken Dec. 4 by Allison Carter.


Saumya Sharma, AE

 Saumya Sharma, an undergraduate in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, is working on printed circuit boards, the custom-created computer components for tools used in space. In particular, she is working on a LiDar satellite device that could be launched into space to gather topographical information about celestial bodies. Photo taken by Allison Carter for a story on Georgia Tech women investigating the great unknowns of space.


strategic plan at Kendeda Auditorium

 Strategic Plan visioning sessions, like this one held with faculty on Dec. 16, are part of a communitywide process to define Georgia Tech's collective aspirations for the next decade. Photo taken in The Kendeda Building Auditorium by Christopher Moore.


David McDowell at Fall Commencement

David L. McDowell, recipient of Georgia Tech's highest recognition for a faculty member, the Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award, was the speaker for the doctoral ceremony on Dec. 13. He carried the mace for the bachelor's ceremony. Photo by Rob Felt.


President Cabrera and Ted Colbert III

 Theodore "Ted" Colbert III, IE 1996, executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and chief executive officer of Boeing Global Services, was the speaker for the master's ceremony. He and President Ángel Cabrera were photographed before the ceremony by Allison Carter.


Graduate and family at President's Graduation Celebration

 Graduates and their families enjoy the President's Graduation Celebration. Photo by Christopher Moore.


Buzz at doctoral ceremony

Buzz assists graduates with their regalia before the doctoral ceremony. Photo by Christopher Moore.


Steve Denning

Steven A. Denning, IM 1970, chairman of General Atlantic LLC, was the speaker for the Dec. 14 bachelor's ceremony where he received an honorary Georgia Tech Ph.D. Photo by Rob Felt.


Cheering family at commencement

Cheering section: Family and friends celebrate during Fall Commencement. Photo by Allison Carter.


Mortarboards at Commencement

 Graduates show their creativity with intricate designs on their mortarboards. Photo by Rob Felt.


Balloon drop at Fall Commencement 2019

The balloon drop at the end of the ceremony is always a highlight. Photo by Rob Felt.


Graduates with balloons at Fall Commencement 2019

Congratulations to the graduates! Photo by Rob Felt.


Photography: Allison Carter, Rob Felt, and Christopher Moore
Writing/Editing: Victor Rogers, Stacy Braukman

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