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Dr. Adjo A. Amekudzi

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Transportation Systems Group
790 Atlantic Drive
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0355 USA
Phone: (404) 894-0404/Fax: (404) 894-2278/Email:


Research, Teaching and Professional Activities

Professor Amekudzi's research, teaching and professional activities focus on civil infrastructure decision making to promote sustainable development. Dr. Amekudzi directs the Infrastructure Research Group (IRG) at Georgia Tech, a research group focused on the study, development and application of systems methods for managing civil infrastructure assets for sustainable development. Amekudzi is involved in curriculum development in these areas. She teaches an undergraduate required course: Civil Engineering Systems, and two graduate electives: Infrastructure Systems (Asset Management) and Infrastructure, Megacities and Sustainable Development, all of which address the proper stewardship of infrastructure. Professor Amekudzi is coauthor of the college textbook Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability and Statistics, J. Ross Publishing, 2012. She is the founding chair of the ASCE T&DI Committee on Sustainability and Environment., a member of the NRC Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, and former deputy director of the Georgia Transportation Institute and Georgia Tech Univeristy Transporation Center. She serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, and as Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, and the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. In her leisure time, Amekudzi enjoys spending time with family and