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Georgia Tech Awarded $1.2 Million Diabetes Training Grant

A training program for post-doctoral fellows to develop bioengineering skills and leadership applicable to research into type 1, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded $1.2 million by the National Institutes of Health for a training … Read more

New Coca-Cola Foundation Grant Assists First Generation Students

Georgia Tech students who are the first in their family to attend college will have the opportunity to gain global perspectives and experience abroad through a new grant from the Coca-Cola Foundation. The $1.13 million pledge to Campaign Georgia Tech … Read more

Tech Establishes Research Center with Saudi Engineering University

Earlier this semester, Georgia Tech signed an agreement to form a joint research center with an engineering university in Saudi Arabia – the Center for Energy and Geo Processing. The Center (abbreviated CeGP), created in partnership with King Fahd University … Read more

Combustion Lab Dedicated to Longtime Aerospace Professor

A combustion lab was dedicated on Nov. 2 to Ben Zinn, an aerospace engineering professor who helped transform the Georgia Institute of Technology. When Zinn joined Georgia Tech in 1965, it was still building its reputation as one of the … Read more

Bill Gates Gives Virtual Talk to Tech Students

Three years in the making, a new Institute speaker series, Talks@Tech, will host its first event this month with Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates. On Tuesday, Nov. 20, Gates will address Tech students by video from Seattle, speaking for … Read more

ATDC Makes a Big Splash at 2012 Venture Atlanta

Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) companies were well represented at the 2012 Venture Atlanta Conference held October 17-18, 2012, in Atlanta. Sixteen of the 40 presenting companies have been helped by ATDC, a startup accelerator that is part of the … Read more

Georgia Tech Honored for Efforts to Increase Minorities in Engineering

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) has presented its annual University Rising Star Award to the Georgia Institute of Technology for its commitment to providing successful outreach and support programs that address the needs of underrepresented minorities … Read more

Georgia Tech Student Teams Recognized at Land Art Generator Initiative Ideas Competition

Installation designs commended for ability to inspire while generating renewable power for thousands of homes around the world Two teams of Georgia Tech School of Architecture students were selected as the first and third prizewinners in the prominent Land Art … Read more

ISyE Faculty and Students Honored at 2012 INFORMS Annual Meeting

Faculty and students in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) were among those selected as winners for the various prizes and awards given at the 2012 INFORMS Annual Meeting, held October 14-17 in Phoenix, AZ. John Bartholdi, … Read more

Georgia Tech and Emory University Host Annual Biomedical Engineering Meeting

Nearly 4,000 biomedical engineers, faculty and students from around the world will gather in Atlanta Oct. 24-27 for the Biomedical Engineering Society’s annual conference, hosted by the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University. … Read more