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Researchers at Georgia Tech and clinicians at the Emory University School of Medicine are bringing a new understanding to these complicated conditions with the first high-resolution visualizations of stable spiral waves in human ventricles.
The Kashlan Triplets, NEURO '22
As triplets, Adam, Rommi, and Zane Kashlan are used to doing things together. After three years at Georgia Tech, the brothers added one more thing to that list: graduating with a trio of Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience degrees and gearing up for medical school. We recently spoke with the Kashlans about their time at Georgia Tech, advice for students, and what’s next on the horizon.
The researchers' experiment featured transparent walls to allow full visual access, and used a state-of-the-art flow visualization. (Photo: Michael Schatz)
Physicists at Georgia Tech have proven — numerically and experimentally — that turbulence in fluid flows can be understood and quantified with the help of a small set of special solutions that can be precomputed for a particular geometry, once and for all. The findings reveal a new, dynamical framework for turbulence, with a wide range of applications, from more accurate weather forecasts to improving the fuel efficiency of cars and airplanes.
Fall 2022 GT Astrobiology Distinguished Lecture and Social Event
Please join us for the Fall 2022 GT Astrobiology Distinguished Lecture and Social Event! In the afternoon, there will be a social event with food and refreshments beginning at 4:00 PM, located at the Molecular Science and Engineering (MoSE) outdoor patio, ground floor. We will also be taking a group photo at this time, so bring your GT Astrobiology shirts!  
From left: Dobromir Rahnev, Yuanzhi Tang, Martin Mourigal.
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.
Lewis Wheaton (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)
The College of Sciences is pleased to announce that Lewis Wheaton has been appointed the inaugural director of the Center for Promoting Inclusion and Equity in the Sciences (C-PIES) in the College. Wheaton, an associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences, is also an advisor on the National Institute of Health’s National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research, among several other leadership roles.
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With the research landscape rapidly changing, Georgia Tech must respond to external forces to address local, national, and global challenges and produce novel ideas ​and actionable solutions.​ In alignment with the Institute strategic plan, Research Next positions Georgia Tech to respond to future challenges with innovation, expertise, creativity, and a dedication to improving the human condition.
Ellinor Alseth
The Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection’s inaugural Early Career Award Fellow shares about launching her interdisciplinary postdoctoral research program and asks: Can a bacteria that’s “good at scooping up DNA” teach us about harnessing viruses to battle bacterial infections?
Origami
Researchers increasingly use a technique, drawn from the ancient art of origami, to design spacecraft components, medical robots, and antenna arrays. However, much of the work has progressed via instinct and trial and error. Now, a team from Princeton and Georgia Tech have developed a general formula that analyzes how structures can be configured to thin, remain unaffected, or thicken as they are stretched, pushed, or bent.
Chethan and Tansu
Researchers at Georgia Tech are working in the realm of computational neuroscience, a branch of neuroscience that uses mathematical models, computer simulations, and theoretical analysis of the brain to gain a deeper understanding of the nervous system.
Convocation
The Institute continues to expand access to students from a variety of backgrounds.
A jawbone unearthed in Natural Trap Cave, summer 2021. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)
Channel your inner Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern’s character in "Jurassic Park") at Tech’s Spatial Ecology and Paleontology Lab for Fossil Fridays. Sifting through dirt pulled from the Natural Trap Cave in Wyoming, community members can help researchers find fossils up to 30,000 years old.