Three are recognized for outstanding presentations
June 21, 2018
The 2018 National Graduate Research Polymer Conference recognized three Georgia Tech Ph.D. students for outstanding presentations.
The 2018 National Graduate Research Polymer Conference (NGRPC18) recognized three Georgia Tech Ph.D. students for outstanding presentations.
- Aditi Khirbat – top oral presentation
- Brian Schmatz – runner-up oral presentation
- Young Jun Yoon – top poster presentation
With Ford Foundation support, Kennda Lynch seeks to learn more about microbes that consume rocket fuel as energy source
June 19, 2018
With Ford Foundation support, Kennda Lynch seeks to learn more about microbes that consume rocket fuel as energy source.
Kennda Lynch believes certain microorganisms in Pilot Valley must be using perchlorate as energy source. Because no one knows what these microbes are, Lynch will spend the next year finding out. Supporting her work is a recently announced Ford Foundation fellowship.
Seven professors work with 13 undergrads in 2018 summer programs
June 14, 2018
Seven professors work with 13 undergrads in 2018 summer programs.
This summer, the School of Mathematics continues its rich history of undergraduate research, which testifies to faculty’s intellectual creativity and dedication to undergraduate education.
Optimism for our oceans from researchers at major institutions
June 13, 2018
Researchers at four major institutions join forces to ensure the health of oceans for generations to come.
OceanVisions organizers see the dawning of a new phase of optimism for the health of our oceans. They know that solutions are available to help oceans adapt to or mitigate human and environmental assaults.
Scholarship fund benefitted four more students in 2017-18 school year
June 13, 2018
Leddy Family Scholarship Fund supported another four students in the 2017-18 school year.
Recipients of Leddy Family Scholarships excel academically and partake of experiential education.
June 11, 2018
Life on Earth as we know it never would have existed without oxygen photosynthesis, and researchers have cracked a new part of its code.
Oxygen photosynthesis has to be the greatest giver of life on Earth, and researchers have cracked yet another part of its complex but efficient chemistry. The more we know about it, the better we may be able to tweak photosynthesis, if it comes under environmental duress. It's also a great teacher of how to harvest sheer unlimited energy from the sun.
June 7, 2018
Researchers have conducted what may be the first study of the aircraft microbiome.
What does flying in a commercial airliner have in common with working at the office or relaxing at home? According to a new study, the answer is the microbiome – the community of bacteria found in homes, offices and aircraft cabins.
Projects reveal students who are curious, skeptical, socially aware, and more
June 6, 2018
Projects reveal students who are curious, skeptical, socially aware, and more.
BIOL 4803C, “Health, Genes and Society,” is a nontraditional course taught by Greg Gibson. It aims to engage students in problems related to personalized medicine. Students form small teams working throughout the semester on a project. The projects reveal students who are curious, skeptical, socially aware, goal-oriented, and intent on providing solutions to societal problems.
Meeting brings to the fore Georgia Tech’s leadership in astrobiology research and education
June 4, 2018
AbGradCon 2018 showcases Georgia Tech’s leadership in astrobiology research and education.
Georgia Tech Ph.D. students and postdocs host AbGradCon 2018 on June 4-8, 2018. The annual Astrobiology Graduate Conference provides a unique setting for graduate students and early-career scientists to share their research, collaborate, and network.
Eleven awardees excel in research and service
June 4, 2018
College of Sciences honors 11 outstanding students.
The College of Sciences recognizes 11 students who excel in research and service.