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Left to right: Shannon Yee, professor at Georgia Tech's George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering; Matt Baker, professor at Georgia Tech's School of Mathematics; Po-Shen Loh, professor of mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University
Mathematicians and engineers from Georgia Tech and Carnegie Mellon discuss how network and game theories provide a different way to control the spread of infectious disease.
An image of the cometary dust and exoplanet surrounding the young star HD 106906, which Georgia Tech physicists will study. (Image UC Berkeley)
Disks of debris that surround stars, and the cosmic bodies that crash into them, may hold the key to unlocking the secrets of how planetary systems formed. A trio of Georgia Tech School of Physics researchers wins a NASA grant to look deeper into "stellar flybys."
Randall Engle
School of Psychology professor Randall Engle, chosen this year to receive the Society of Experimental Psychologists' Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award, looks back on a career dedicated to discoveries regarding working memory and attention — and shares what's next in his research.
Tech Tower in Early Spring
College of Sciences students, staff, and faculty will lead a dozen new projects focused on building communities of excellence, catalyzing discovery and solutions, and amplifying impact. The proposals, funded by the Betsy Middleton and John Clark Sutherland Dean's Chair, aim to achieve a number of goals outlined in the College’s new strategic plan.
Students learn different resilience strategies during an in-person session.
The pilot course offered by the School of Biological Science is offered to all undergraduate students this summer and will satisfy the wellness requirement.
Zachary Hopton, double major in Psychology and ALIS, has conducted research and studied abroad while at Georgia Tech.
Fourth-year undergraduate Zach Hopton, who is double majoring in Psychology and Applied Languages & Intercultural Studies (ALIS) with a concentration in French, discusses study abroad, research, and his path to finding the right major. 
Elbon shares that "the most fulfilling part of research, for myself, is that I get to learn something new every day."
Ocean Science & Engineering Ph.D. student Claire Elbon shares her research and experiences joining the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences community during Covid-19.
Mayya Zhilova
A project to study new forms of analyzing data called non-parametric statistics wins Mayya Zhilova, assistant professor in the School of Mathematics, an NSF CAREER Award. The honor, which recognizes early career scientists and their achievements, will include a teaching element for public school students and higher education.
Flickering light strip for Alzheimer's studies on mice
Qiliang He, a postdoctoral researcher, is following the path blazed by his Georgia Tech mentors — and will use his new Warren Alpert Foundation Scholar Award to target gamma brain wave stimulation to try to reverse the effects of aging. 
Study Reveals Particle Count in Aircraft Cabins
If you’re looking for an indoor space with a low level of particulate air pollution, a commercial airliner flying at cruising altitude may be your best option. A newly reported study of air quality in indoor spaces such as stores, restaurants, offices, public transportation — and commercial jets — shows aircraft cabins with the lowest levels of tiny aerosol particles.
Kathy Sims is the Development Assistant at the College of Sciences and has over 25 years of experience working at Georgia Tech
College of Sciences development assistant discusses her unique perspective, influenced by various mentors and friends, and how that perspective shapes her daily life. 
A high magnification micrograph of "cryptitis" in a case of Crohn's disease, colorized with an H&E stain and enhanced with post-processing. (Courtesy Wikimedia author Nephron)
The largest genome sequencing studies yet for African-Americans with Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn's disease is being conducted by a School of Biological Sciences professor and his colleague at Emory — but Greg Gibson says that more genetic risk assessments for underrepresented communities must be done to help deliver more equitable health care access and outcomes.