Research Corporation for Science Advancement has chosen four researchers for its Cottrell Plus SEED (Singular Exceptional Endeavors of Discovery) Awards for 2023, including Tamara Bogdanović for her research, "Risk and Rewards: Pushing Boundaries with RMHD Simulations of Multimessenger Massive Black Hole Binaries".
Four College of Sciences alumni from three schools were recently selected as members of the Alumni Association’s 2023 class of 40 under 40. From making groundbreaking discoveries on Mars to revolutionizing healthcare, meet the Sciences alums working to change the world.
High-energy neutrinos — with energies millions to billions of times higher than those produced by the fusion reactions that power stars — have been detected by the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a gigaton detector operating at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. It was built and is operated with National Science Foundation (NSF) funding and additional support from the fourteen countries that host institutional members of the IceCube Collaboration.
Nadia Qutob is among five Georgia Tech undergraduates awarded the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for 2023. By providing scholarships to students who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering across the U.S. the Goldwater Foundation helps develop highly-qualified professionals in these critical fields.
Jean Lynch-Stieglitz has earned a new fellowship with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to build STEM expertise in the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Lynch-Stieglitz, a professor in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, is one of nine fellows selected this year, and will be joined by Olga Shemyakina, associate professor in the School of Economics at Georgia Tech.
Jennifer Curtis, professor in the School of Physics, will serve as ADVANCE Professor for the College of Sciences, effective July 1, 2023. Curtis will continue efforts to support the community and advancement of women and minorities in academia through advocacy, advising, awareness, and data-driven recommendations for faculty retention, advancement, and satisfaction.
Young-Hui Chang has been appointed associate dean of Faculty in the College of Sciences, effective July 1, 2023. Chang, a professor in the School of Biological Sciences, has served as associate chair for Faculty Development in Biological Sciences over the past six years.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a disruptive technology transforming industries and governments across the world. At Georgia Tech, developments in AI span many disciplines with dozens of campus centers and institutes. The newly announced AI Hub at Georgia Tech will unite AI entities across campus, enabling the Institute to align on goals to become an international thought leader in AI. It will also drive AI education and research and development toward real-world, responsible applications.
Georgia Tech researchers have been selected by NASA to lead a $7.5 million center that will study the lunar environment, and explore the generation and properties of volatiles and dust.
The Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG) voted Tuesday to maintain tuition and mandatory student fees at current levels for most USG institutions, including Georgia Tech, in the 2023-24 academic year.
To investigate how multicellular life evolves from scratch, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology decided to take evolution into their own hands. Led by William Ratcliff, associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences and director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Quantitative Biosciences, a team of researchers has initiated the first long-term evolution experiment aimed at evolving new kinds of multicellular organisms from single-celled ancestors in the lab.