It’s not just the fit, strong, and elite athletes who are competing at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo — the speed of swimming is also created by the structural engineering and materials used at the venue. Twenty-five years after the Atlanta Games, Georgia Tech’s pool remains among the world’s fastest.
It’s day one of a weeklong “super session” and the energy is palpable. In the virtual room, there are investors, entrepreneurs, scientists, and economists. Waiting anxiously are founders, who must each take turns articulating their progress. The session is part of Creative Destruction Lab, a global initiative that has one of its bases at Georgia Tech.
Hernández began her new role in Insitute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion earlier this month. She has been at Georgia Tech since 2011 and was most recently a senior research scientist with CEISMC.
Wednesday, July 28
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Covid-19 vaccines are available to all Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff, as well as their family members ages 12 and older. Vaccine clinics are now taking place every Tuesday on campus.