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Institute for Materials (IMat) Announces Initiative Leads and Science Advisor

Georgia Tech Institute for Materials (IMat) has created a new Science Advisor position and a team of Initiative Leaders to shape the future of IMat. School of Physics' Martin Mourigal will serve as 2021 Science Advisor, and Chandra Raman as 2021 Initiative Lead for Condensed Matter: Materials for Quantum Science and Technology.

Meet 2017 Spring Graduate Krishma Singal

Krishma Singal is getting a B.S. in Physics from Georgia Tech, but she also took a crash course in exploring her own capacity to grow and in learning new things about herself. 

Martin Mourigal receives NSF CAREER award for quantum materials research

School of Physics Assistant Professor Martin Mourigal has won a five-year NSF CAREER grant for research on quantum materials. The materials present a unique opportunity to understand the fundamental properties of the universe while forming the building blocks for new devices that could revolutionize how we harvest and control charge, light, heat, and information.

Top Graduate Students Gather O'Hara Fellowship Honors

Four College of Sciences graduate students are the recipients of the 2020 Larry O'Hara Graduate Student Fellowship, presented to top doctoral students in their third or fourth years of study.

Three Faculty Named Blanchard Early Career Professors

The College of Sciences has named three new Blanchard Early Career Professors — Martin Mourigal, School of Physics; Dobromir “Doby” Rahnev, School of Psychology; and Yuanzhi Tang, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences — thanks to the generosity of late alumnus Elwood “Doc” Blanchard.

High-Speed Video of Cat Tongues Yields Another Reason Why They're Superior

David Hu has investigated, horse tails, wet dog shakes, and sheep eyelashes. Now, he dives into cat tongues, discovering what exactly makes them so good at their job.

Blending Old and New Schools: Machine Learning Mixes with Traditional Science Principles

A quartet of School of Physics researchers has come up with a roadmap that blends powerful new machine learning tools with traditional scientific investigative techniques and theories, all in the hopes of solving the biggest problems in science, engineering, and medicine.

Meet College of Sciences Alumna Sue E. Payne, Retired Oil Industry Executive

Sue Payne has been blazing trails for women in science and technology since the 1970s, when she was studying for her B.S. in physics at Georgia Tech. She went on to enjoy a successful 37-year career in the male-dominated oil and gas industry. 

School of Physics Uses Moths and Origami Structures for Innovative Defense Research

Georgia Tech has received two Department of Defense (DoD) 2022 Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) awards totaling almost $14 million.

Celebrating Our 2020 Undergraduate Research Award Recipients

Undergraduates in Georgia Tech's College of Sciences are recognized for taking part in research studies that might be offered only to graduate students at other institutions. The students studies complex problems in math, biochemistry, psychology, and physics.