Meet Our Student Ambassadors

 

Interested in learning what life is like as a graduate student in the School of Building Construction at Georgia Tech? Ask one of our student ambassadors.

 

Adit GandhiAdit Gandhi

Program: Building Construction & Facility Management (MSBCFM)
Concentration: Construction Management
Student Affiliation: Student Alumni Association (SAA)
Undergraduate Degree: B.S., Civil Engineering; NMIMS University, India

Why did you choose to study at the GT School of Building Construction? I chose to study at GT School of Building Construction because of its a specially tailored construction management program which covers all aspects of managing a construction site; from procurement to closure. 

What is your professional experience? My past work experience includes a leadership role where I was selected as the head of a sales & marketing team for a particular project. I want to better understand leadership skills and how I need to develop them. 

What do you like about Atlanta? Atlanta is one of the most important factors which influenced my decision to come to GT. The weather of Atlanta totally suits me and is similar to the weather conditions in my hometown. Also, its one of the very few cities in the United States that is growing at such a fast pace, especially it's construction market which is booming right now. 

What are your hobbies? Tennis, Swimming, Research

Do you have questions for Adit? Email him at aditgandhi@gatech.edu 


Raj ShahRaj Shah

Program: Building Construction & Facility Management (MSBCFM)
Concentration: Facility Management
Student & Industry Affiliations: Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA); American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Georgia Tech Chapter; Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
Undergraduate Degree: B.S., Civil Engineering; L.J. Institute of Engineering and Technology, India

Why did you choose to study at the GT School of Building Construction? The thought of being a yellow jacket is enough to choose Georgia Tech School of Building Construction. Apart from that, the coursework and research opportunities offered at Georgia Tech will help me in my future endeavors. Also, the knowledge you get from faculty with years of research experience and working in the industry creates the perfect mix.

What is your professional experience? I have experience working on commercial projects, and residential and educational units; gaining experience in the construction industry and understanding the need for more knowledge in the field of construction management. 

What do you like about Atlanta? The calmness. Even though being a major city, the calmness in Atlanta makes it different from other cities.

What are your hobbies? Soccer, badminton, table tennis, cycling, swimming, watching Game of Thrones

Do you have questions for Raj? Email him at rshah373@gatech.edu