Latest News

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Source:
The science behind the epidemiological detective story regarding the current coronavirus epidemic was the subject of a Georgia Tech forum this week.

February 11, 2020
Assistant Professor Jenny McGuire, 2020 NSF CAREER Award Winner
A pair of College of Sciences professors -- Jenny McGuire in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/School of Biological Sciences, and Lutz Warnke of the School of Mathematics --  are receiving coveted National Science Foundation CAREER Awards, which will fund future research for five years.

February 11, 2020
Thwaites Glacier's outer edge
These are the first-ever images taken at the foundations of the glacier that inspires more fear of sea-level rise than any other - Thwaites Glacier. Its grounding line is integral to Thwaites' fate and that of the world's coastlines, and an underwater vehicle from the Georgia Institute of Technology has made the first-ever visit to it as a part of the historic International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration.

January 29, 2020
(Left to right) Mike Dunagan, president of the Georgia Magic Club, Matt Baker, and Merritt Ambrose, president of the Atlanta Society of Magicians
College of Sciences administrator Matt Baker, who is also a professor in the School of Mathematics, has received a major honor for his hobby, performing magic: He's the 2019 Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year.

January 28, 2020
David Ballantyne
Simulations show X-rays from neutron stars blasting surrounding plasma. Results open a new way to study the physics of accretion disks.

January 7, 2020
Current, heavy silicon solar panels
A minuscule chemical tweak is advancing an organic solar technology that was believed unviable.

December 19, 2019
Jess Hunt-Ralston
A Georgia Tech graduate and former employee of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, currently working with the Atlanta BeltLine development project, is returning to campus to take on a new role: College of Sciences Communications Director.

December 19, 2019
Andrea Welsh and Flavio Fenton of the School of Physics.
Two School of Physics scientists have published instructions for using powerful, lower-cost microcontrollers that can make biophysics research more accessible.

December 18, 2019
Rendering of the Burrowing Robot with Integrated Sensing System (BRISS).
An interdisciplinary research group from Georgia Tech has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to design an advanced self-propelled robot to explore the soil subsurface and record a range of signals as it advances. The project is led by principal investigator Chloé Arson, an associate professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The research team includes faculty from across the Institute, including Daniel Goldman from the School of Physics.

December 17, 2019