News Archive

New muscle strands thanks to stem cell hydrogel
August 15, 2018
Injured elderly muscle tissue heals slowly or not at all, and Duchene MS sufferers often die when their diaphragm muscles weaken then give out. A new hydrogel that packs donor muscle stem cells could someday help these patients recover and live longer.
Michael Evans in France
August 14, 2018
Excursions and immersion in a foreign culture enhanced Georgia Tech classes in biology, chemistry, and French.
Seth Marder Regents Professor, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
August 9, 2018
Award recognizes Seth Marder’s entire research achievements to date.
Innovators-in-Residence at M.R. Hollis Innovation Academy - Paulette Richards, Rachel Tierney, Ryan Snelling, and Kevin Arne
August 7, 2018
CEISMC partnership with M.R. Hollis Innovation Academy’s yields its first cohort of Innovators-in-Residence, who helped integrate technologies such as robotics kits and 3D printers in K-12 classrooms during the 2017-18 school year.
Melissa Ruszczyk
August 3, 2018
An REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) program is what first brought Melissa Ruszczyk to Georgia Tech. The summer experience was a big factor in her decision to return for her Ph.D.
Brian Hammer
August 2, 2018
Brian Hammer and Joel Kostka, in the School of Biological Sciences, are among the most distinguished lecturers and researchers the American Society of Microbiology selected in 2018 to speak at various ASM branch meetings throughout the U.S.
Snail feeding on coral
July 27, 2018
A previously overlooked predator— a thumbnail-sized snail—could be increasing the pressure on coral reefs already weakened by the effects of overfishing, rising ocean temperatures, pollution and other threats. 
Martin Mourigal
July 25, 2018
School of Physics Assistant Professor Martin Mourigal has won a five-year NSF CAREER grant for research on quantum materials. The materials present a unique opportunity to understand the fundamental properties of the universe while forming the building blocks for new devices that could revolutionize how we harvest and control charge, light, heat, and information.
Shana Kerr
July 19, 2018
Shana Kerr is one of six Georgia Tech faculty members who are renowned experts in their respective fields. But what makes them beloved by students is the inspiration and innovation, personality and passion, humility and humanity, that they bring into their classrooms and labs.