Some of the most complex problems facing U.S. national security are tackled every day at Georgia Tech. Now, engineering faculty and researchers from the Georgia Tech Research Institute are partnering in a new program that supports Georgia Tech’s strategic defense technology priorities.
The nonprofit Water for South Sudan, which aims to provide clean, safe water and improve hygiene and sanitation practices in areas of need, recently received a gift from an anonymous donor made in honor of George P. Burdell.
Traveling across the country on a bicycle may sound impossible, but that’s not what Ali Amirfazli was thinking. After finishing finals in December, Amirfazli hopped on his bike and rode 2,228.4 miles from Marietta, Georgia, to Los Angeles, California.
As Georgia Tech's application volume has increased, Undergraduate Admission has consistently grown its part-time team. The department is looking for several part-time application readers for this year.
Hip Hop Scholar Featured in Google Arts and Culture Guide
Joycelyn Wilson is featured in Google’s new Atlanta arts and culture page, which debuts today. Wilson, an assistant professor of hip hop studies and digital media in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, wrote the essay on Atlanta’s role in the rise of hip hop.
How an Elephant’s Trunk Manipulates Air to Eat and Drink
Georgia Tech researchers sought to better understand the physics of how elephants use their trunks to move and manipulate air, water, food, and other objects, which could inspire the creation of more efficient robots that use air motion to hold and move things.
Graham Named Dean of Engineering at Maryland
A two-time Tech alumnus, Samuel Graham joined the faculty in 2003 and has served as chair of the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering since 2018.