COA Research Forum: Dr. Russell Gentry, "The Future of Life Cycle Assessment in Architectural Practice"

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Dr. Leslie N. Sharp
Assistant Dean, Georgia Tech College of Architecture



Summary Sentence: Dr. Russell Gentry presents research in the monthly COA Research Forum.

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Russell Gentry is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture and is the Associate Director of Research and Development in the Digital Fabrication Lab (AWPL).  Dr. Gentry's research focuses on the development and assessment of building materials and components. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, by the Federal Highway Administration, and by the General Services Administration. His current work deals with development and assessment of wood-based structural materials and on the development of bio-based and synthetic fiber reinforced composites. Dr. Gentry is an Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction and is a member of American Concrete Institute and Transportation Research Board Committees on composite materials.

Dr. Gentry received his undergraduate and Master's degrees in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech and Ph.D in structures from the University of Michigan. Dr. Gentry is a registered civil engineer in Georgia, Maryland, and Michigan.

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Upcoming COA Research Forums

  • September 30, presentation by music professor Parag Chordia.
  • October 28, "Universal Design and Assistive Technology for the GT Workplace" presented by researcher Karen Milchus.
  • November 18, "Composer, Performer, Listener" presented by music professor Jason Freeman.
  • January 27, 2011, presentation by architecture professor Mario  Carpo.
  • February 24, 2011, TBD
  • March 31, 2011, presentation by city and regional planning professor Nancey Green Leigh.
  • April 28, 2011, presentaiton by geographic information systems (GIS) researcher Subrahmanyam Muthukumar.

About the COA Research Forum

The COA Research Forum provides an informal setting for the Georgia Tech community to learn about research within the College of Architecture. Forums are free and open to the public and participants are invited to explore ideas and identify opportunities for collaboration.  All talks are held in the Architecture Library from 11 a.m. to noon on the last Thursday of August through April. Talks are 30-to-45 minutes followed by questions and discussion. 
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College of Design, School of Architecture

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Architecture, green buildings, life cycle assessment, russell gentry, sustainability
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