This fall, SLS launched the SLS Fellows Program: Energy Systems for Sustainable Communities (ESSC), with 28 fellows representing all 6 colleges and various other units on campus, and including faculty, research scientists, graduate students, a post doc, and staff.
If you talk to Woodruff School alumnus David Anderson (MSME ‘12/PhD. ’15) about his time at Georgia Tech, he’ll tell you about the energy of being on campus and the unparalleled passion of the graduate experience.
By coating ordinary paper with layers of gold nanoparticles and other materials, researchers have fabricated flexible paper supercapacitors that exhibit the best performance of any textile-type supercapacitor t
Woodruff School Associate Professor Dr. Ueda was recently awarded a $300K grant from the National Science Foundation to study dynamic robot vision inspired by the principles of human vision for effective image de-blurring and panoramic image stitching.
Dr. Shuman Xia was awarded the 2017 James W. Dally Young Investigator Award for his outstanding contributions to engineering education and excellence in research in experimental nano- and micro-mechanics.
Dr. Wayne Whiteman's online course Introduction to Engineering Mechanics made Class Central's list of Top 50 MOOCs of All Time for 2017. Introduction to Engineering Mechanics serves as an introduction to learning and applying the principles required to solve engineering mechanics problems.
Automation and Mechatronics, one of twelve Research Area Groups in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, has made the decision to change it's name to further support the group's vision, mission and strategy.
The Georgia Research Alliance has announced the inaugural award of the “Dr. J David Allen Family Seed Grant Program in Cellular Manufacturing.” The project is entitled "Microfluidic Technologies for Improved Engineering of iPSCs and their Applications to Treating Corneal and Lymphatic Diseases." The team consists of Dr.
Woodruff School graduate students Allison Mahvi, advised by Dr. Srinivas Garimella, and Megan Tomko, advised by Dr. Julie Linsey, have been selected as American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Graduate Teaching Fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The SENIC Undergraduate Internship in Nanotechnology (SUIN) program is a major component of the Southeastern Nanotechnology Infrastructure Corridor (SENIC), at the Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology at Georgia Tech, that focuses on providing undergraduates in engineeri
Through a four-year, $2 million Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Woodruff School Associate Professor Michael J. Leamy will investigate a new class of reciprocity-breaking acoustic systems characterized by nonlinear internal structures, asymmetry and mixed scales.
Walking into the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway sporting denim shorts and flip-flops, 21-year-old Georgia Tech student Amber Fleeman isn't your typical racecar driver in the Thursday Thunder Legends Series presented by Papa John's Pizza, the track's 20-year-strong Legends and Bandolero racing series.
On May 18th, Morehouse College celebrated its 150th Anniversary with the “Journey of the Sesquicentennial Torch of Excellence” in Augusta, Georgia. The torch, which holds the College’s sacred “Candle in the Dark”, was lit during a ceremony at Springfield Baptist Church, where Morehouse College was founded by Rev.
Georgia Tech alumnus turns procrastination into a lucrative career as a comic strip creator.
Throughout his academic career — including his time as a Mechanical Engineering major at Georgia Tech — Jorge Cham found himself faced with an obstacle most students know all too well: procrastination.
Dr. Marc K. Smith has been selected as this year's recipient of the Zeigler Outstanding Educator Award. The award recognizes sustained and outstanding efforts in advancing the Woodruff Schoo'ls Education programs. Dr.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Dr. Susan Thomas (Assistant Professor, Bioengineering) and Dr. Cheng Zhu (Professor, Bioengineering) a five-year Physical Science-Oncology Project grant to investigate the mechanical foundation of immune suppression in melanoma. The 3.8 million dollar grant was awarded through the NIH Physical Science in Oncology Program.
Dr. Craig R. Forest, Associate Professor, Bioengineering was awarded the BME Outstanding Advisor Award.
Each year the BME Graduate Student Advisory Board (GSAB) selects an Outstanding BME Advisor. Students are asked to nominate individuals who are deserving of recognition for a commitment to graduate student advisement.
Dr. Shannon Yee, Assistant Professor, Heat Transfer, Combustion and Energy Systems, has been selected to receive the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal Award. He will receive the honor during the ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) this fall.
STEM domains often intersect and synergize with other sectors, such as health, education, and communication, which creates broader opportunities for professional development and success for both women and minorities in the STEM community.
ME undergraduate student Eugene Yi and his teammates, members of the Georgia Institute of Technology Chapter of the IEEE Hardware Team took home the third place trophy in the student Hardware (Robotics) Competition at SoutheastCon held March 30 – April 2, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In 2017, Dr. Roderick Jackson (BSME '00, MSME '04, Ph.D. '09) from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), was awarded with an Innovator of the Year award at the Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards for his groundbreaking work in building energy efficiency innovation. As the lead at ORNL’s Building Envelope Systems Research Group, Dr.
Dr. Julie LInsey and Dr. Marc Smith are two of 17 faculty selected for the Center for Teaching and Learning’s (CTL) new Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows program. The program is a partnership between CTL and the faculty of each of the colleges, with participants nominated by deans and department heads.
Dr. Said I. Abdel-Khalik, Southern Nuclear Distinguished Professor, Nuclear & Radiological Engineering, has been appointed Chairman of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Advisory Council by the INPO Board of Directors. “I am honored to be appointed to that highly visible position and am pleased to bring honor and visibility to the Woodruff School and Georgia Tech,” says Dr.
The Georgia Institute of Technology chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) recently hosted a nuclear science merit badge workshop for local area troops of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America. Faculty and undergraduate students from the Department of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics of the George W.
The 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings of graduate programs are out, and once again the Georgia Institute of Technology was found to produce high-quality graduate degree programs in engineering and business.
As new employees in any organization, early career engineers are challenged to be able to quickly make a contribution and become leaders in their area of expertise. In Marta’s field of sustainable energy, her new role gave her the opportunity to potentially reduce CO2 emissions by at least a gigaton. In order to quickly make a direct impact, she realized she would need to pivot from the original career path she initially envisioned for herself. Deviating from that known path is always uncomfortable, however, doing so allows you to make significant contributions.
Usually in college athletics, recruiting stories are told by coaches and athletes. In the case of Georgia Tech center Ben Lammers, an associate dean in the school’s college of engineering gets a turn to spin a yarn.
The Georgia Dome will go out of existence as an Atlanta landmark and host venue not with a bang but with a roar of Earth-shaking proportions, according to officials with Feld Entertainment, which will use the facility to host the final event taking place there March 4 and 5.
ME alumnus Dr. Brian Fronk (Ph.D. '07, M.S. '14), advised by Dr. Srinivas Garimella, has been selected as the recipient of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) New Investigator Award for 2017-2018.
Micro C, a Savannah-based medical device startup led by a trio of Georgia Tech graduates, said it has raised an additional $700,000 in its early-seed funding round. The additional funds follow the $260,000 the company successfully raised in the round in 2016.
Timothy W. Simpson (MSME '95, Ph.D '98), one of the leading experts in additive manufacturing technology and the design of 3D-printed metal parts in the country, has been appointed the Paul Morrow Professor in Engineering Design and Manufacturing in Penn State’s College of Engineering.
A team from Georgia Tech, including Dr. Colin Potts, Dr. Robert Kirkman, and Dr. Kate Fu, were selected to attend the Overcoming Challenges to Infusing Ethics into the Development of Engineers workshop in Washington, D.C. last week at the National Academy of Engineering.
Engineering students from the United States, Egypt, India, Lebanon, Turkey and Peru put their presentation skills to the test during the final round of the Old Guard Oral Competition, which took place Nov. 12 at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Phoenix, Ariz.
ME alumna Maria-Isabel Carnasciali, Ph.D. ME '08, an associate professor of engineering in the University of New Haven’s Tagliatela College of Engineering, has been awarded the University’s prestigious $25,000 William L. Bucknall Excellence in Teaching Award.
The Air Force Research Laboratory, in partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the National Science Foundation, have awarded the top prize for the Materials Science and Engineering Data Challenge to the team of Surya Kalidindi, Joshua Gomberg, and Andrew Medford.
For scientists listening in on the faint whispers of brain neurons, a first-ever robotic technique for cleaning the tiny devices that record the signals could facilitate a new level of automation in neuroscience research.
ME Laboratory and Facilities Coordinator Jason Barnes played a big role in transporting people around the Olympic Village for the ’96 Olympics - he designed and managed the overall production of 70 high speed electric tractors that pulled passenger trams around the Georgia Tech campus.
A paper co-authored by ME Associate Professor Michael J. Leamy and AE Professor Massimo Ruzzene has been chosen to receive the 2016 Lloyd Hamilton Donnell Applied Mechanics Reviews Paper Award by the editorial board of Applied Mechanics Reviews.
Dr. F. Levent Degertekin has accepted a nomination by the Center for Scientific Review to serve as a permanent member of the NIH Biomedical Imaging Technology-A Study Section for four years starting this July.
Three Woodruff School researchers were recently awarded more than $2 million in combined research and development grants from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance nuclear technology innovations and infrastructure.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) received close to 17,000 applications for this year’s Graduate Research Fellowship. Of the 2,000 reward offers made to outstanding students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees, seven were awarded to Woodruff School graduate researchers.
As a part of a computational and experimental research project funded by the DOE-Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUPS), Post-doctoral Fellow Dorrin Jarrahbashi, and Graduate Students Sandeep Pidaparti and Taegyu Kang, all part of Dr.
Woodruff School assistant professor Caroline Genzale has been chosen as a Fellow for the Governor's Teaching Fellows Program. She will attend the Summer 2016 Symposium held at the University of Georgia in May.
The Woodruff School is pleased to announce that four individuals will represent Mechanical Engineering as they receive recognition at the Sigma Xi Spring Awards Banquet on April 21.
Associate Professor Baratunde Cola has been selected to receive the "Best Faculty Paper" award. In addition, graduate students Guillermo Amador (advisor David Hu) and Alireza Mahdavifar (advisor Peter Hesketh) have been selected to receive "Best PhD. Thesis" awards. Lastly, graduate student David Reilly (advisor Devesh Ranjan) will receive the "Best Master's Thesis" award.
ME graduate student Phil Varney was recently selected to receive the 2016 CETL/BP Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at Georgia Tech's Celebrate Teaching Day. This award is the only institute-wide recognition for teaching assistants and symbolizes Georgia Tech's commitment to promoting exemplary teaching.
The Woodruff School is deeply saddened to hear that alumnus James Chambers died tragically in a house fire on March 13. Dr. Chambers who received both his bachelor's and Ph.D. degrees from the Woodruff School, was the associate dean for research and graduate programs in the School of Engineering at the University of Mississippi.
The University of Mississippi released the statements below: