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  • Manlin Xu - August, 2020
    Manlin conducts research with Dr. Jennifer Glass and PhD candidate Abigail Johnson on microbial protein interactions with gas hydrates as part of the NASA Exobiology program.
  • Dorien Minor - July, 2020
    Dorien is a third year EAS major with a focus in Meteorology, and has academic interests in tropical cyclogenesis, numerical weather prediction and climate dynamics. Dorien is an active member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and will serve as the President of Georgia Tech’s AMS Student Chapter, StORM Club, beginning in Fall 2020
    Undergraduate Student Highlight
  • Madeline Scheinost - June, 2020
    Madeline's primary academic interests include meteorology and climate science.
    Undergraduate Student Highlight
  • Congratulations Stacey Bass
    Congratulations Stacey Bass, Winner of the 2020 Spirit of Georgia Tech Award
  • She changed major in her third year at Georgia Tech to EAS because she wanted to learn more about clouds, weather, and Earth processes.
  • Rachel Walter Scholarship Award Announcement
    COS selects Rachel Walter as recipient of 2020 Robert A. Pierotti Memorial Scholarship
  • Studied abroad in Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji with the Pacific Program (Spring 2019)
  • She conducts research with Dr. Kim Cobb and Dr. Hussein Sayani.

Recent News

Abigail Johnson, a doctoral student in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

When it comes to gas clathrates — collections of water molecules that can trap gas inside a lattice-like crystal structure — science sees them as potential friends and foes.


A representative photo of ice-cored pingos, emerging from the permafrost and dotting the arctic landscape near Tuktoyaktuk, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. Credit: Matt Jacques, Monte Cristo Magazine

Researchers have found evidence of 'pingos' on Ceres, which could lead to new insights about the role of water in shaping the geology of icy bodies elsewhere in the solar system, as well as a better understanding of impacts of pingos on Earth's climate.


One group of students suggested reducing the lighting time of the iconic Bank of America Plaza in midtown Atlanta.

Students brainstorm strategies to deliver cost savings that significantly reduce the carbon footprint of large organizations — by millions of pounds of carbon dioxide.


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