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NSF Supports New Mentoring Initiative for Underrepresented Minority Faculty

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to a multi-university team to support expanded mentoring and advocacy networking opportunities for underrepresented minority engineering faculty.

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Urban Challenges are Creating Smart Cities

Cities have been around for thousands of years, so urbanization is hardly a new phenomenon — but it’s happening now at an unprecedented pace.

Georgia Tech Researcher Provides Expert Testimony to Congress

Gary McMurray testified before a Congressional committee, offering expert testimony on the importance of agricultural funding, research and innovation.

Baseball Launcher Competition Makes Science Fun for Students

More than 100 Metro Atlanta students, teachers, parents and volunteers gathered at the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center earlier this month for the finale of a competition that combines STEM education and baseball.

Engineer by Day, Georgia Tech Sports Photographer By Night

Alumnus Danny Karnik is a research engineer in the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Outside of office hours, Karnik captures the action on the field.

Georgia Tech to host 7th National SeaPerch Challenge Underwater Robotics Championships

More than 1,500 students, teachers, coaches and other participants will attend the 7th National SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Championships hosted by GTRI.

Swarms of Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Test New Dogfighting Skills

In what may have been the first aerial encounter of its kind, researchers from GTRI and Naval Postgraduate School pitted two swarms of autonomous aircraft against one another over a military test facility.

GTRI Awarded FEMA Grant on Hazardous Materials

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), awarded researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) a three-year grant to develop and present hazardous materials training to strengthen and prepare communities for disasters.

Georgia Tech Hosts Mad Scientists for U.S. Army Symposium

The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) presented its Mad Scientist symposium on “Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy” at Georgia Tech on March 7 and 8.

Georgia Tech Launches State’s First Professional Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health

Georgia Tech Professional Education, in collaboration with Georgia Tech Research Institute, will offer a Professional Master’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health.