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  • More Than a Motto: Joshua Jarrell Shines in Service to Others

    Georgia Tech’s motto of Progress and Service is emulated by its student body. Among several students graduating this December who have shown a passion for service while studying at Tech is Joshyu Jarrell, who is receiving his Ph.D. in Applied Physiology

  • Yufei Zou, Ph.D. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

    Yufei Zou worked as an environmental engineer in Shanghai before coming to Georgia Tech in 2012. In that role, he provided environmental-modeling and air-quality-forecasting services to the 24 million residents of Shanghai every day. Being an air-quality forecaster in China is challenging, Yufei says. “It requires dealing with lots of information and uncertainties in meteorology and atmospheric chemistry.” To advance his career, he went abroad for a Ph.D.

  • Greg Richards, Ph.D. in Physics

    Gregory T. Richards applied to Georgia Tech for graduate school because of Tech’s academic reputation. But what sealed the decision was Tech’s proximity to his hometown – Birmingham, Alabama

  • Kate Napier, B.S. in Physics

    Katherine Avery “Kate” Napier had wanted to attend Georgia Tech ever since she was in elementary school. Growing up, she attended summer robotics and swim camps at Tech and participated in annual dance performances at the Ferst Center for the Arts.  “I applied to Georgia Tech for early admission,” she recalls. “I still remember opening the acceptance email surrounded by my family. I never applied to another college. It was an easy decision.”

  • Shashwat Deepali Nagar, M.S. in Bioinformatics

    Shashwat Deepali Nagar came to Georgia Tech after earning a Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), University of Delhi, in New Delhi, India. As an undergrad, he learned how to do research by working in the Computational and Structural Biology Laboratory at NSIT. 


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