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Undergraduate Student Research Round-up: Summer Across the College of Sciences

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REUs), Georgia community college initiative, and workshops centered on new scientific methods and communicating key concepts offer ample opportunities for students — current, prospective, and visiting — to hone their research skills in the College of Sciences.

Tiny Limbs and Long Bodies: Coordinating Lizard Locomotion

Using biological experiments, robot models, and a geometric theory of locomotion, researchers investigate how and why intermediate lizard species, with their elongated bodies and short limbs, might use their bodies to move.

Emerging Leaders Program 2022-2023 Cohort Selected

The seventh cohort of Georgia Tech’s Emerging Leaders Program has been selected. Starting in Fall 2022 and continuing through Spring 2023, participants will take part in several leadership development activities, including a fall weekend workshop, monthly workshops, small-group work, and a 360-degree assessment.

Spiral Wave Teleportation Theory Offers New Path to Defibrillate Hearts, Terminate Arrhythmias 

Beam me up, Scotty! Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology offer a new method to disrupt spiral waves that uses less energy and that may be less painful than traditional defibrillation.

Feryal Özel Named School of Physics Chair

Astrophysicist Feryal Özel will chair the School of Physics, effective August 2022. The appointment will also bring Dimitrios Psaltis to the Georgia Tech Physics faculty.

Feryal Özel Named School of Physics Chair

Astrophysicist Feryal Özel will chair the School of Physics, effective August 2022. The appointment will also bring Dimitrios Psaltis to the Georgia Tech Physics faculty.

Quantitative Biosciences Hosts Hands-on Modeling Workshop

Since 2017, the annual Quantitative Biosciences Hands-On Modeling Workshop has introduced students and faculty of all skill levels and backgrounds to the use of computational modeling in studying biological systems. This summer, attendees and organizers gathered for the workshop in person for the first time since 2019.

Neutron Scattering Society Honors Martin Mourigal With 2022 Science Prize

School of Physics associate professor Martin Mourigal is recognized by NSSA for "significant and insightful use of neutron inelastic scattering in the study of quantum materials."

Double Major Yashvardhan Tomar Receives 2022 Love Family Foundation Scholarship

Dual physics and aerospace engineering major Yashvardhan Tomar has been selected to receive the 2022 Love Family Foundation Scholarship, one of the highest academic honors given to an undergraduate student. 

An Evolution of Astrobiology

Three researchers from the Colleges of Engineering and Sciences are leading astrobiology’s largest national conference focused on the origins of life.

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