Donald Webster Named New Chair of School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Georgia Tech College of Engineering announced March 14 that Donald Webster will be the new Karen and John Huff School Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He takes over May 1.
Webster is currently a professor and the School’s associate chair for finance and administration. He’s served on the Georgia Tech faculty since 1997.
“Without a doubt, Don is the very best person to lead the School at this time,” said Steve McLaughlin, dean of the College of Engineering and Southern Company Chair. “Not only is he a dynamic researcher and highly regarded educator, Don has also been a champion of new teaching methodologies in the School. He has the vision, scholarship, experience, temperament, and outstanding reputation in fields critical to civil and environmental engineering that make him ideally suited and prepared to lead.”