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Outstanding Early Career Researcher

Dr. Ioannis Brilakis: Dr. Brilakis teaches at Georgia Tech and is known for his groundbreaking research in infrastructure object recognition and reconstruction. The National Science Foundation recently awarded Brilakis a grant for research that may revolutionize the way infrastructure is mapped. Beyond research, however, Brilakis is known for advancing academia, developing curricula, and mentoring rising stars in the engineering and construction industry. In education, Brilakis has focused on creating research-based interdisciplinary courses and providing elementary, high school, and college students with the opportunity to engage in research.