May 23, 2013 - ECE Professor Russell D. Dupuis has been named the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award.
May 23, 2013 - ECE Assistant Professor Ying Zhang has received an NSF CAREER Award to support her research project, "Adaptive Power Management for Supercapacitor-Operated Sustainable Wireless Sensor Networks."
May 6, 2013 - IAC faculty and staff were recognized for their extraordinary professional contributions and service in advancing the mission of the college and the Institute at the annual Staff Buzz Awards Ceremony in April.
May 6, 2013 - Binita Patel, a student majoring in International Affairs and Modern Languages, is a recipient of a Possible Woman Foundation International Scholarship.
College of Architecture announces National Science Foundation ADVANCE Program Women of Excellence Award Winners
May 2, 2013 - College of Architecture announces National Science Foundation ADVANCE Program Women of Excellence Award Winners
April 30, 2013 - Fulbright is offereing p ostdoctoral & early career grants and are now accepting applications.
April 29, 2013 - Marilyn Brown, professor in the School of Public Policy (SPP), was the keynote speaker at the Spring Sustainability Forum, organized by the Student Government Association's Sustainability Committee and held on April 25, 2013, in the Student Center Theater. The committee is chaired by Mary Shoemaker, an SPP student.
April 25, 2013 - On April 17th, students took a break from their busy schedules to try on a new hat: member of Congress with an assignment to reduce the national debt, and do it in two hours.
April 23, 2013 - Researchers at Georgia Tech and the University of Minnesota have released a new study that uses statistical data to help understand the motivations behind Pinterest activity, the roles gender plays among users and the factors that distinguish Pinterest from other popular social networking sites.
April 22, 2013 - The impact of sports does not end when the game does. Nutritional supplement use among athletes is hotly contested. Football concussions are making headlines. The economic effect of a new city stadium is generating debate. As technology becomes increasingly integrated with sports, Georgia Tech is positioning its new Sports, Society, and Technology (SST) program to be the source for answers.
GTScholar Makes it Easier for Faculty/Researchers to Maintain Information on Research and Scholarly Activities
April 17, 2013 - This new system is designed to save time and reduce the administrative burden by creating an internal online profile for each Georgia Tech faculty and researcher. Once a profile is set up, GTScholar streamlines the updating process, making it easier to prepare grant applications, find collaborators, and promote work from one portal.
April 15, 2013 - Katie Ledbetter, a third-year student majoring in the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS), is a recipient of a Possible Woman Foundation International Scholarship.
April 10, 2013 - Chimdimnma Esimai awarded UNCF-Merck Graduate Science Research Fellowship - Award given to top African American doctoral students in biomedically relevant life or physical sciences and engineering
April 9, 2013 - ECE Ph.D. student Haicheng Wu is one of 11 graduate students who has won a prestigious NVIDIA graduate fellowship.The award-winning students were selected from hundreds of applicants in 39 countries. Their projects involve a variety of technical challenges, including computer architecture, programming models, character animation, computer graphics and computational methods for simulating chemical events.
April 9, 2013 - The Tower now features guest articles and interviews with faculty and students.
New Interdisciplinary STS Graduate Certificate Offers Tech Students a Cultural Perspective on Science
April 1, 2013 - A newly approved certificate study program in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts offers Georgia Tech graduate students a broader perspective on science and technology.
Georgia Tech Adds Robotics Research Component to Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering Program
March 27, 2013 - Ayanna Howard has been awarded a NSF REU Site: Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE) continuing grant for her proposal to add a robotics component to Georgia Tech’s SURE program.
March 27, 2013 - NIH Biotechnology Training Program in Cell and Tissue Engineering (CTEng) - Accepting nominations through April 5th
March 27, 2013 - Willie Pearson, professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society, has been named a featured fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) celebration of the 40th anniversary of its Science & Technology Policy Fellowship.
Atlanta Community Leader and Business Development Executive Roy Craft Joins Georgia Tech Professional Education as Director of Program Development
March 21, 2013 - Georgia Tech Professional Education announces the appointment of Roy Craft as its new director of program development. In this role, Craft will oversee and manage the development of new professional education programs focused on working adults and global industry needs. This includes the expansion of Georgia Tech Professional Education courses that reach more than 30,000 students from 95 countries on an annual basis.
March 19, 2013 - ECE Regents' Professor Ajeet Rohatgi has been named as the John H. Weitnauer, Jr. Chair in the College of Engineering and as a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.
March 19, 2013 - ECE Professor Ali Adibi has been appointed as the Joseph M. Pettit Professor in Electronics, effective March 1.
March 19, 2013 - Michael Murphree, a doctoral candidate in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs (INTA), found himself conducting field research in China (officially the People’s Republic of China) this past summer through a grant from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC). His research, co-authored with Dan Breznitz, associate professor with a joint appointment in the Scheller College of Business and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, revealed a high degree of government involvement in the China’s technology standards policies, but not in the usual way.
March 19, 2013 - Carol Colatrella, associate dean for graduate studies at the Ivan Allen College and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, is part of a team that has received the 2013 Educational Partnership Award offered through the Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL).
March 18, 2013 - ECE Assistant Professor Azad Naeemi has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his research project entitled "Physical Models and Experimental Validation for High-Frequency Multilayer Graphene Interconnects."
March 18, 2013 - ECE Professor Magnus Egerstedt has been appointed as the Schlumberger Professor, effective March 1. He is the first faculty member in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) to hold this new professorship.
March 18, 2013 - Santiago Grijalva was named as a Georgia Power Distinguished Professor, effective March 1. Dr. Grijalva has been an associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech since 2009.
March 18, 2013 - Katherine Metz, a student in the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS), received an Honorable Mention for her paper, "Coffee Prices and Consumption in the United States and Finland" at the 2013 Southeastern Undergraduate Sociology Symposium (SEUSS).
March 18, 2013 - Grammy winning, hip-hop engineer Young Guru, who engineered ten of Jay-Z’s eleven albums, returned to Georgia Tech on March 5, 2013, to discuss the history of hip-hop, the art of audio engineering, and its cultural implications. Nettrice Gaskins, a Digital Media doctoral candidate in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, led an interview with Young Guru and moderated questions before his campus lecture.
March 15, 2013 - Spring Break for all Georgia Tech students will be observed Monday, March 18, to Friday, March 22.
March 14, 2013 - Chewbots, a line of fully automated robotic dog toys that make owning a dog easier and more exciting and interactive won the fifth annual InVenture Prize competition in front of a live television audience on Georgia Public Broadcasting.
March 12, 2013 - Atlanta and nearby areas offer plenty to do for those staying in town during spring break.
March 12, 2013 - Students will travel to various parts of the world to participate in service projects.
March 8, 2013 - BioEngineering Graduate Program Announced 2013 Awardees - Awards given for Best Thesis, Best Paper and Best Advisor
March 7, 2013 - Georgia Tech’s fifth annual InVenture Prize competition announced the six finalists for this year’s broadcast on Georgia Public Broadcasting March 13 at 7 p.m.
John Reynolds is Recognized as a Fellow in the American Chemical Society, Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering
March 6, 2013 - John Reynolds, professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the School of Materials Science and Engineering, will be inducted as a fellow to the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE).
March 5, 2013 - Robert Kirkman, associate professor in the School of Public Policy, has been named a recipient of a 2013 Geoffrey Eichholz Teaching Award for his innovative work in converting his ethics classes to problem-based learning.
March 4, 2013 - Shatakshee Dhongde, assistant professor in the School of Economics, has been named a 2013 CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award recipient.
March 4, 2013 - Representatives from Georgia Tech and other universities in the ACC will jointly appeal to members of Congress and the federal government on issues of importance to students, including financial aid and federal funding for research.
March 4, 2013 - The Georgia Tech This I Believe program is excited to announce our next guest speaker as Georgia Tech Football Coach Paul Johnson.
March 1, 2013 - Undergraduates and faculty are encouraged to participate in programs that enhance STEM education in K-12 classrooms.
February 27, 2013 - Laurent Capolungo, professor of mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech-Lorraine received the 2013 Lockheed Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award.
February 26, 2013 - ECE School Chair Steven W. McLaughlin recently talked with bloggers from AroundTI about university research and the present and future of engineering education.
February 26, 2013 - Jennie K. Lincoln, part-time professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, served as an International Election Observer during Ecuador's national elections on February 17, 2013.
February 25, 2013 - President Obama met with Japan's new prime minister, Shinzo Abe, for the first time on February 22, 2013. Brian Woodall, associate professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, is an expert on U.S.-Japan international relations and wrote the following commentary on the visit for Georgia Tech's Amplifier. See the post here.
February 25, 2013 - Michael Best, associate professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has been appointed to the National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists (NCLS,) a joint committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the American Bar Association's (ABA) Section of Science and Technology Law.
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