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As We Get Parched, Cognition Can Sputter, Dehydration Study Says
July 16, 2018
Getting parched can fuzz attentiveness and make it harder to solve problems. Dehydration can easily put a dent in those and other cognitive functions, a new metadata analysis of multiple studies shows. Researchers at Georgia Tech are particularly interested in possible ramifications for people who toil in the heat around heavy equipment or military hardware.
Mindy Millard-Stafford
July 16, 2018
Anyone lost in a desert hallucinating mirages knows that extreme dehydration discombobulates the mind. But just two hours of vigorous yard work in the summer sun without drinking fluids could be enough to blunt concentration, according to a new study.
Lizanne DeStefano - Executive Director, Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) CEISMC
July 12, 2018
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 digital optical module
July 12, 2018
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
July 12, 2018
College of Sciences selects Tamara Bogdanovic for her outstanding research leadership and educational innovation in high-energy astrophysics.
Galina Livshyts
July 11, 2018
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.
Christopher Stanzione
July 10, 2018
Named for the late Georgia Tech Professor of Mathematics Eric R. Immel, the award recognizes exemplary teaching in a foundational undergraduate course.
John Etnyre (Photo by Renay San Miguel)
July 5, 2018
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
July 2, 2018
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
June 29, 2018
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.”