News Archive

Female Founders Program Expands to Support Each Team with a $5,000 Award

Female Founders is open to startup teams that are founded or co-founded by women, with 25 chosen for each cohort. The program is open to all Georgia Tech students, community teams, and researchers from other institutions in the United States. Apply by April 7, 2022.

College of Sciences Advances in U.S. News Best Graduate School Rankings

U.S. News and World Report ranks all six College of Sciences schools among the best overall science programs in the nation for graduate studies. In the 2023 edition, Biology rises 17 places, Earth Sciences by 10, Mathematics by five, and Psychology by six. Specialty programs also take home high marks, with six in the top 20.

GTRI Graduate Student Fellowship Expands

In its second year, the fellowship is expanding to include all colleges across Georgia Tech.

Faculty and Students Honored with 2022 Sigma Xi Awards

College of Sciences faculty research papers and student theses are spotlighted by the Georgia Tech chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

Public Nights Return to the Georgia Tech Observatory

The next public night is March 10.

Week of Events Highlights Sustainable Development Goals

The campus community is invited to participate in a variety of events that increase awareness of and encourage actions that advance the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

A Day With an Astronaut

NASA astronaut and alumnus Shane Kimbrough will spend Friday, March 4, on campus for a series of events. 

Frenkel Biexcitons Light Up Organic Semiconductor Advances

The future of organic semiconductors is bright, thanks to their ability to react to, and produce, light on a much more affordable, sustainable scale than traditional semiconductors. But first scientists must learn more about the forces behind their light-emitting qualities, so-called Frenkel biexcitons. Now, a team of researchers led by Georgia Tech has found a way to measure and track them.

Trio of Faculty Join Alums Named to National Academy of Engineering

Christopher Jones, Sandra Magnus, and Nick Sahinidis join Nathan Meehan (Phys '75) and Nick Lappos (AE ’73) in being elected to the NAE, one of the highest professional distinctions awarded to an engineer.

Researchers Develop Methodology for Streamlined Control of Material Deformation

Researchers demonstrate that new physical theories provide precise predictions of the deformations of certain structures, revealing that a flexible mechanical structure is governed by some of the same math as electromagnetic waves and even black holes.