News Archive

November 4, 2019
“ASTOUNDING ELEMENTS,” an exhibit in Crosland Tower opening on Nov. 7, celebrates elements – real and fictional – and looks back at some events and artifacts from activities led by the College of Sciences.
College of Sciences team (from left): Jennifer Leavey, David Collard, Cam Tyson, Emma Blandford (Courtesy of David Collard)
November 4, 2019
Georgia Tech is a new participant in the University System of Georgia (USG) STEM IV initiative, which was launched on October 29-30, in Athens, Georgia.
Peter Yunker, Georgia Tech: Heteroresistance AST
October 31, 2019
A team with promising technology to combat antibiotic resistance has received funding to accelerate commercialization. The team includes David Weiss, a clinical investigator and associate professor of infectious diseases at Emory University, and Peter Yunker, an assistant professor in the School of Physics and researcher in the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience. A biophysicist, Yunker is the team’s technical investigator.
Chung Kim
October 31, 2019
Chung Kim, an academic program coordinator in the College of Sciences, wins quiz 6 of ScienceMatters Season 3.
Alumni Homecoming 2019
October 31, 2019
Six College of Sciences alumni share their memories of life at Georgia Tech, the lessons they learned that they applied in their careers, and what they would tell current students about how to make the most of their time in the College of Sciences.
Carlos Silva, professor in the School of Physics and the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
October 29, 2019
Georgia Tech science powers the technology behind TV and smartphone screens, thanks to breakthroughs in physics, chemistry, and materials science. Carlos Silva, a professor in the School of Physics and School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is adding to that legacy with his research into the next generation of semiconductors for electronic devices.
Larsen B ice shelf before collapse
October 29, 2019
Meltwater ponds riddle a kilometer-thick, 10,000-year-old Antarctic ice shelf, which shatters just weeks later. The collapse shocks scientists and unleashes the glacier behind the ice shelf, driving up sea level. A new study puts damage by meltwater ponds to ice shelves and the ensuing threat to sea level into cool, mathematical perspective.
Award-winning book (Credit: Princeton University Press)
October 27, 2019
On the heels of the 2019 Ig Nobel Prize in Physics, two more awards have been bestowed on David Hu. The American Institute of Physics (AIP) selected Hu as co-winner of the book award for its 2019 Science Communication Awards. Organizers of China’s Pineapple Science Prizes have named Hu this year’s winner of the physics prize.
Andrew Schilling
October 24, 2019
First-year biochemistry major Andrew Schilling wins quiz 5 of ScienceMatters Season 3.