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2015 News

Georgia Tech Ranks Seventh Globally for Engineering

2015 ARWU rankings rate Georgia Tech’s engineering, computer science, and science programs among the best in the world.

Divan Named as GRA Eminent Scholar, Pippin Professor in ECE

Deepak Divan has been appointed as the John E. Pippin Chair Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and as a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.

Emelianov Named as GRA Eminent Scholar, Pettit Chair in Microelectronics

Stanislav (Stas) Emelianov has been appointed as the Joseph M. Pettit Chair in Microelectronics and as a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.

Georgia Tech in China - Exploring Opportunities in Shenzhen

Two years ago, Georgia Tech became the first American institution to become a member of Shenzhen Virtual University Park.

Ph.D. Research Mentor Brittney English Pays It Forward

As an undergraduate computer engineering major, English joined the Opportunity Research Scholars (ORS) program. Now English’s graduate research is an ORS project and she is mentoring a fresh new crop of undergraduates.

ECE Female Enrollment Rises for Third Straight Year

ECE undergraduate and graduate student enrollments continue to rise, and females comprise 21% of our incoming freshman class – its highest mark ever.

BOR Approves Professional Programs, Faculty Appointments

At its August 12 meeting, the Board of Regents approved 2016 health care benefit plans, new professional degree programs, endowed school chairs, and several faculty appointments for Georgia Tech.

Ayanna Howard Appointed to Newly Created Smith Chair

Ayanna Howard has been appointed to the Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Chair in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), effective August 17.

Students Spend Summer Launching Startups

Startup Summer is part of CREATE-X, a newly launched initiative to enhance and support entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate students.

Saeedifard Receives IEEE Working Group Award

ECE Assistant Professor Maryam Saeedifard received the 2015 Technical Committee Working Group Recognition Award for her paper, “Trends in Microgrid Control,” from the IEEE Power System Dynamic Performance Committee.