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2020 News

Researchers have shown that they can accurately assess blood loss by measuring seismic vibrations in the chest cavity and by detecting changes in the timing of heartbeats. That could lead to development of a smart wearable device that could be carried by ambulance crews and medics and made available in emergency rooms and surgical facilities.

Wearable Device Could Help EMTs, Surgeons Assess Hemorrhage Blood Loss

A new device under development could help first responders more accurately assess the effects of blood loss due to hemorrhage.

New Engineering Faculty Members, All Hailing from Georgia Tech ECE

Top row: Abdullah Alamri, Ningyuan Cao, Adam Charles, Thinh Doan, and Felipe Larrain.

Bottom row: Barry Muldrey, Nader Sehatbaksh, Beren Semiz, Sahil Shah, and Swamit Tannu.

Georgia Tech ECE Ph.D.s and Postdocs Accept Faculty Positions around the World

Despite difficult circumstances, ten current Ph.D. students, newly minted Ph.D. graduates, and postdoctoral fellows/associates from the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering have been hired into faculty positions around the globe.

Search for Georgia Tech’s Next Provost Moving Forward

Conditions permitting, a final decision is expected during the fall semester, with the goal of having the Institute’s next provost in the role no later than January 2021.

GT Researchers training on the Elionix E-Beam System in the IEN cleanroom, Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Atlanta Campus.

Southeastern Nanotechnology Infrastructure Corridor (SENIC) Program Receives NSF Renewal Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a renewal grant of 7.5 million dollars for a five-year period (2020-2025) to continue support of the Southeastern Nanotechnology Infrastructure Corridor (SENIC) as one of 16 sites within the NNCI.

Frank Li and David Frakes

ECE Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is pleased to welcome our two newest faculty members, Frank Li and David Frakes, to Georgia Tech.

NOVID Exposure Notification App Enlists Smartphones in Coronavirus Battle

An new app made available to Georgia Tech faculty, staff and students uses smartphones to help control the coronavirus.

Biweekly IoT News Digest (August 15) from the Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies

A biweekly summary of IoT news, information, special reading suggestions and industry activity from the Center for the Development and Application of Internet-of-Things Technologies (CDAIT).

Georgia Tech, MIT Team Wins $1.5 Million NSF Grant

A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have received a three-year, $1.5 millon grant for their project entitled “SemiSynBio-II: A Hybrid Programmable Nano-Bioelectronic System.”

Nature cover - August 6, 2020 

Observations of Lightning on Jupiter Featured in Nature Cover Story

The cover story for the August 6, 2020 issue of Nature features the optical observations of lightning flashes on Jupiter made by the Juno spacecraft.

In the Race for Better Covid-19 Tests, Georgia Tech Expertise Plays a Crucial Role

Georgia Tech's HomeLab is one of three campus units participating in a National Institutes of Health effort to rapidly identify new Covid-19 tests and bring them to market.