News Archive

  • NSF Appoints CEISMC’s Lizanne DeStefano to STEM Education Advisory Panel

    New panel will advise the interagency Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education

    Lizanne DeStefano, executive director of the Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing, is one of 18 members of the inaugural STEM Education Advisory Panel of the National Science Foundation.

    Lizanne DeStefano, executive director of the Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing, is one of 18 inaugural members of the STEM Education Advisory Panel of the National Science Foundation. The new panel will advise the interagency federal Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

  • IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator

    An international team of scientists has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos.

    An international team of scientists, including two researchers from Georgia Tech, has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel unhindered for billions of light years from the most extreme environments in the universe to Earth.

     

  • Tamara Bogdanovic is 2018 Leddy Family Faculty Fellow

    Award recognizes proven accomplishments in research and teaching

    Award recognizes proven accomplishments in research and teaching.

    College of Sciences selects Tamara Bogdanovic for her outstanding research leadership and educational innovation in high-energy astrophysics.

  • Galina Livshyts Receives NSF CAREER Award

    Mathematician will use grant to study convex bodies in high dimensions, support early-career researchers

    Mathematician will use grant to study convex bodies in high dimensions, support early-career researchers.

    Mathematician Galina Livshyts has received an NSF CAREER award. She will use the grant to study convex bodies in high dimensions and support early-career researchers.

  • Chris Stanzione Receives 2018 Eric R. Immel Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Award recognizes psychology lecturer’s contributions to undergraduate education and outreach

    Award recognizes psychology lecturer’s contributions to undergraduate education and outreach.

    Named for the late Georgia Tech Professor of Mathematics Eric R. Immel, the award recognizes exemplary teaching in a foundational undergraduate course.

  • Georgia Tech Geometry and Topology Group Wins $2.1 Million NSF Grant

    Five-year award will help educate the next generation of mathematicians

    Five-year award will help educate the next generation of mathematicians.

    School of Mathematics faculty will use the grant to provide comprehensive training through fellowships, expanded courses, seminars, conferences, and professional development activities.

  • Atlanta NMR Consortium Now Open for Business

    Georgia Tech joins Emory and Georgia State in sharing facilities and expertise

    Georgia Tech joins Emory and Georgia State in sharing facilities and expertise.

    The Atlanta NMR Consortium is a partnership among Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia State University to broaden research capabilities by sharing world-class facilities and expertise.

  • Simon Sponberg Wins Major Funding to Study Insect Brains

    Support will help reveal how neural systems organize for sophisticated behaviors like flight

    Klingenstein-Simons fellowship will help Simon Sponberg reveal how neural systems organize for sophisticated behaviors like flight.

    The Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund and the Simons Foundation have awarded Simon Sponberg a Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neurosciences for a period of three years. The award will support Sponberg’s research, described in the proposal “Timing, Learning, and Coordination in a Comprehensive, Spike-Resolved Motor Program for Flight.”

  • More Clues That Earth-Like Exoplanets Are Indeed Earth-Like

    Research into spin dynamics suggests they have regular seasons and stable climates

    A new study finds new clues that two Earth-like exoplanets are much like our planet.

    Researchers suggest that Kepler-186f and 86f's axial tilts are very stable, much like the Earth, making it likely that both have regular seasons and a stable climate.

  • Designing Climate-Change Solutions with Inspiration from Nature

    Georgia Tech’s Team FullCircle is finalist in Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

    FullCircle, an interdisciplinary team from Georgia Tech, is one of eight finalists in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

    Team members are from the College of Sciences and College of Engineering:

    • Ananya Jain, research leader, School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
    • Kenji Bomar, School of Physics
    • Heyinn Rho, MSE
    • Anmbus Iqbal, School of Mechanical Engineering
    • Sara Thomas Mathew, School of Mathematics
    • José Andrade, School of Aerospace Engineering
    • Savannah Berry, School of Biological Sciences