Georgia Tech's Baabak Ashuri, assistant professor in the School of Building Construction, was recently selected to Engineering News Record (ENR) Southeast’s “Top 20 Under 40” list for 2014.
Each year, ENR's regional editions celebrate the excellence of young construction professionals by highlighting 20 individuals under the age of 40 who represent the "Best-of-the-Best" in the construction and design industry. Recipients are selected by an independent panel and evaluated based on their industry experience, leadership skills and community service.
Baabak Ashuri is an assistant professor in the School of Building Construction and director of the Georgia Tech Economics of the Sustainable Built Environment (ESBE) Lab. His educational, research, and service activities focus on sustainability conscious infrastructure investment valuation, a multidisciplinary field that lies at the confluence of construction engineering and management, infrastructure asset management, project finance, and innovative project delivery systems. Work in this area is essential for improving long-range planning and decision-making processes for buildings and civil infrastructure assets, advancing economic/financial valuation methods for investments in capital projects while preserving environmental and social conditions to foster sustainable development.
To see the complete list, visit http://bit.ly/1joOm8E. The recipients will be covered in-depth in January, 2014 print edition of ENR. Engineering News Record Southeast provides local, in-depth and comprehensive coverage on heavy, highway, building and industrial construction news in the four-state area of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.