President Obama has nominated Marilyn Brown for a second term on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, one of the nation's largest utilities and an $11 billion a year entity.
School of Economics Professor Thomas “Danny” Boston testified Wednesday before the U.S. Senate’s Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee in Washington.
Climate and energy policy professor Marilyn Brown has been named an inaugural ambassador in U.S. Department of Energy / MIT Women in Clean Energy Program for the United States.
Valerie Thomas visited with U.S. congressional members from Georgia last week, advocating for federal funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) research and energy research.
Hans Klein, an associate professor in the School of Public Policy, has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to the Intelligent Transportation Systems Program Advisory Committee (ITS PAC).
Robust economic recovery and job training programs won’t solve the employment problems of African Americans said School of Economics Professor Thomas “Danny” Boston during a meeting held by President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers at a White House meeting April 11. Boston recommended that, to truly resolve the issues, the White House establish a National Commission on Black Employment.
Michael Elliott has been appointed to the National Research Council’s Committee on Inherently Safer Chemical Processes.
Dan Breznitz, Associate Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, was a panelist for a forum about innovation and production hosted by the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution on February 22 in Washington, DC.
B. J. Davis Rowe, Visiting Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy, has been selected to join the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) Legislative Committee.
Jennifer Clark, Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy, has been appointed to the 2012 Engineering, Science & Technology Policy Committee (ESTeP) of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE).
Aaron Levine, Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy, has been appointed the National Academies Institute of Medicine committee that is tasked with evaluating the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).
Philip Shapira has been named chair for a new National Academies committee that will examine "21st Century Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology." Shapira is Professor in the IAC School of Public Policy and the University of Manchester.
During an October 19th roundtable event at the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta emphasizing new research on the economic outlook for Latin America, Kirk Bowman forecasted a cautious outlook for sustainable growth in Brazil.
Douglas R. Hooker, an alumnus of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts School of Public Policy and a member of the IAC Advisory Board, has been appointed Executive Director of the Atlanta Regional Commission.
Marilyn Brown, Professor in the School of Public Policy, is a member of the panel of climate change experts who delivered their final report to Congress on May 9th affirming "strong evidence on climate change" and urging "strong federal policies that establish coherent national goals and incentives, and that promote strong U.S. engagement in international-level response efforts."
Georgia Tech Naval ROTC alumnus, Admiral James A. “Sandy” Winnefeld, Jr. was nominated May 30 by President Barack Obama for the post of Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
International Affairs Professor John Garver presented testimony on China’s Iran policies and their apparent conflict with China’s policy toward the U.S. during the April 13th public hearing of the U.S. – China Economic and Security Review Commission in Washington, D.C.