Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy is an ideal place to study tough problems, says graduate student Ed Barker. That includes the shortage of STEM teachers, which he's taking on in his studies, and with the championship robotics team he mentors.
The Georgia Institute of Technology and the American College of Radiology’s Neiman Institute announced a new five-year, $3 million research partnership to establish the Health Economics and Analytics Lab (HEAL) within Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. HEAL will focus on applying big data analytics and artificial intelligence to large-scale medical claims databases — with a focus on medical imaging — to better understand how evolving health care delivery and payment models affect patients and providers.
Creating a sixth branch of the United States military to oversee space defense — a Space Force —could spur technological innovation, but could just as likely cause disruption among organizations tasked with defending U.S. military and commercial interests in orbit, according to Margaret E. Kosal, a professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The OMS Cybersecurity program is designed to address a severe global workforce shortage in the field.
“‘Don’t you know Alasdair Young? You should apply.’ Admittedly, I was a little bit miffed that Alasdair hadn’t sent me the job ad himself,” said Scott Brown, jokingly describing how he found out about the postdoctoral job position in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs from a former colleague.
Seokkyun Woo and Seokbeom Kwon, Ph.D. students in the School of Public Policy both received the Young Scholars Award 2018 from the International Schumpeter Society at the society’s biennial conference in Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, from July 2 - 4.
From June 4th through the 6th, faculty members from the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy facilitated the fourth annual international conference for the Consortium for Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and Engineering.
Three faculty members from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs offer a preview of the upcoming NATO summit and meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Fresh from briefings by NATO officials during their EU Study Abroad, Georgia Tech students offer perspectives on President Trump’s upcoming meetings with NATO leaders and Russian President Vladmir Putin.
Neha Kumar, assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs presented a paper at the ACM DIS (Designing Interactive Systems) 2018 conference in Hong Kong. She also co-organized and presented a paper at the first annual ACM COMPASS (Computing and Sustainable Society) 2018 conference in Menlo Park, California.
Zachary Taylor, associate professor in the School of Public Policy presented a keynote on the politics of innovation at an Innovation Growth Lab event on June 13 in Boston. On June 21, Taylor presented his research based on his book at an Information Technology and Innovation Foundation event in Washington, D.C.
On May 25, 2018, Carla Gerona, associate professor in the Georgia Tech School of History and Sociology presented a paper “Creating and Mining Data: Late-Eighteenth Century East Texas Census Records” at Centro Interdiciplinar de História, Culturas e Sociedades, University of Évora, Portugal
Renowned international poet Ilya Kaminsky will join Georgia Tech August 1, 2018, as the Margaret T. and Henry C. Bourne Jr. Chair in Poetry. Professor Kaminsky will join the faculty of the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, as well as become the new director of the Poetry@Tech Program.
A new U.S. Department of Energy study led by Marilyn Brown of the Georgia Institute of Technology finds that programs to allow electric vehicles to pump electricity back into the power grid in times of peak demand or crisis could help secure the power system and make owners a little money, too.
Graham Goldberg, alumnus of the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, was awarded a fellowship by the University of Georgia School of Law to pursue a judicial clerkship for summer 2018. He will clerk with DeKalb County State Court Judge Michael J. “Mike” Jacobs.
Usha Nair-Reichert from the School of Economics and Anjali Thomas Bohlken from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs will study consumer attitudes towards energy-sector initiiatives in India. The research is part of a Center for Strategic and International Studies initiative and is funded by the Georgia Institute of Technology's Strategic Energy Institute.
While undoubtedly a step forward, Georgia’s new handheld driving law could end up actually encouraging drivers to engage in dangerously distracting behavior behind the wheel, according to a Georgia Institute of Technology professor who has studied the issue for more than a decade.
The American Association for School Librarians has identified Earsketch as one of their top websites for Teaching and Learning for 2018. These websites are chosen for their ability to foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation and collaboration and for their support of AASL’s “National School Library Standards.”
The Adaptive Digital Media Lab, or ADAM Lab, recently took its LuminAI interactive dance art installation to the Art+Tech Festival in San Francisco, where it was well received.
The Office of the Dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts has relocated to the newly renovated first floor of the Savant Building at 631 Cherry Street, Atlanta, 30332. The dean’s office previously was located in the Habersham Building at 781 Marietta Street.
Eric Corbett, a Ph.D. student in Digital Media in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, has received a $25,000 grant from Microsoft to help complete his dissertation on the role of trust and technology in local government.
On May 17, School of Economics Ph.D. student Christopher Blackburn presented a paper at the Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics at Columbia University.
Omar Isaac Asensio, assistant professor in the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, was recently selected to work on one of four projects for the Georgia Smart Communities Challenge.
Omar Isaac Asensio, assistant professor in the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, was recently selected to join the upcoming Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows Program. The Teaching Fellows experience is designed to gather together an interdisciplinary group of assistant professors for pedagogically focused support and professional development.
The latest issue of Foundations & Trends® in Microeconomics features an extended-length article by Matthew E. Oliver of the Georgia Tech School of Economics and coauthor Charles F. Mason of the University of Wyoming, titled “Natural Gas Pipeline Regulation in the United States: Past, Present, and Future.”
The Center for European and Transatlantic Studies presents its new conference report – A Changing Europe in an Uncertain World – compiled by Scott Brown and Alasdair Young, with a foreword from General (ret) Phillip Breedlove, former SACEUR and current Distinguished Professor within the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and CETS Senior Fellow.
Sam Nunn Security Program Fellows recently briefed senior leaders of the U.S. Special Operations Command on the military threats posed by “innovative ideas, low-cost weapons, and dual-use technologies."
Mary Frank Fox, ADVANCE professor in the School of Public Policy reflects on her 25 years of service to the College.
Gregory Abrams, financial administrator lead in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Office, was recognized for his 25 of service to the Institute.
Carol Silvers, marketing and administrative coordinator in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Office, was recognized for 25 of service to the College at its Faculty and Staff Luncheon on April 16, 2018.
Kaye Husbands Fealing, professor and chair of the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy has been appointed to the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE) of the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE) is a congressionally mandated advisory committee to the National Science Foundation.
Haizheng Li, professor in the Georgia Tech School of Economics, has been invited to give a keynote speech at The Society for Economic Measurement 2018 Conference in Xiamen, China. He has also been invited to give a plenary presentation at the fifth World KLEMS Conference at Harvard University.
General (retd.) Phil Breedlove, distinguished professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe was a speaker at the GLOBSEC Bratislava Forum held on May 17 – 19, 2018.
On May 18, Mikulas Fabry, associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs gave an invited keynote address at a conference held in the Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction at Dublin City University in Ireland.
The rogue space jock was born in science fiction long before Harrison Ford grabbed a blaster and met Luke Skywalker. Science fiction expert Lisa Yaszek explains his appeal and the history of one of science fiction’s oldest archetypes.