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Jean Lynch-Stieglitz
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Professor Jean Lynch-Stieglitz 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.  
water robot
When humans, animals, and machines move throughout the world, they always push against something, whether it’s the ground, air, or water. Until recently, physicists believed this to be a constant, following the law of conservation momentum. Now, researchers have proven the opposite – when bodies exist in curved spaces, it turns out that they can in fact move without pushing against something.
Inorganic Mass Spectrometry at MCF
The Materials Characterization Facility (MCF) at Georgia Tech has installed a new inorganic mass spectrometry facility. It includes two new inductively couple plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) systems: a Thermo iCAP RQ quadrupole ICP-MS for streamlined and high-throughput determinations of elemental concentrations and a Thermo Neoma multicollector ICP-MS with collision cell technology for the precise determinations of isotope ratios within a given sample.
Students conduct poster sessions during 2022's Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in the Ford Environmental Science and Technology building. (Photo Renay San Miguel)
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.
Joshua Weitz, Professor and Tom and Marie Patton Chair in the School of Biological Sciences
Viruses play an important role in shaping human and environmental health. Joshua Weitz, School of Biological Sciences professor and Tom and Marie Patton Chair, has been named a Simons Investigator for his theoretical work on microbial and viral ecology and infectious disease dynamics.
Mega Millions: The Odds Aren’t Ever in Your Favor
With five white balls out of a drum containing 70 balls, and one red ball drawn from a drum with 25 red balls, Lew Lefton says there are an astronomical 302,575,350 possible winning combinations.
GRA
Georgia Tech is pleased to announce the appointment of the Institute’s first Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) Distinguished Investigator, Jason Azoulay, as well as a new GRA Eminent Scholar, Lynn Kamerlin — bringing the Institute’s total of GRA Eminent Scholars to 27. 

Events

Aug to Dec
01 to 09
2022
Art and research exhibition showcasing photography, paintings, creative writing, and research papers, related to the theme: SDG 5, Gender Equality.
Aug
15
2022
Opening the Front Door to the Department of Defense An Inside Look for Georgia-based Commercial Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Academics/Academia
Aug
19 to 21
2022
This workshop is combined with the Atlanta Lecture Series in Graph Theory and Combinatorics, and will focus on recent advances in graph theory and combinatorics that are related to the work of Robin Thomas.
Aug
19
2022
View Finalist Projects as they compete for top prizes
Aug
21
2022
Annual event welcoming new students to Georgia Tech.
Aug
22
2022
First Day of Classes: Fall 2022
Aug
25
2022
On Thursday, August 25, CREATE-X will host Demo Day at the legendary Fox Theatre from 5 to 7 p.m.