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Students, staff, faculty, will lead a dozen projects focused on building communities of excellence, catalyzing discovery and solutions, and amplifying impact. Funded by the Sutherland Chair, the work aims to achieve goals in the College’s strategic plan.


Elbon shares that "the most fulfilling part of research, for myself, is that I get to learn something new every day."

Ocean Science & Engineering Ph.D. student Claire Elbon shares her research and experiences joining the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences community during Covid-19.


SURE Internships attracts qualified under-represented minority and women students into graduate school in the fields of engineering and science.

On and off Georgia Tech’s campus, there are countless opportunities for undergraduate students to gain practical skills, connections with industry leaders, and hands-on experience through research and internship opportunities.


Tyler Vollmer (right) skates with ice dance partner Breelie Taylor.

Grad student Tyler Vollmer heads to Las Vegas for Ice Dancing finals


Julia Kubanek provides advice on how to approach reading scientific journal artlces for #StraightToTheSource

The social media campaign #StraightToTheSource answered the community's questions by directly examining scientific findings with Georgia Tech experts.


Ellen Stofan, PhD, Director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. (Credit: Jim Preston, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum)

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences undergraduate student Maci Harrell interviews Ellen Stofan, discussing Stofan's career path in planetary geology and advice she has for young scientists.


Assistant Professor Jenny McGuire, 2020 NSF CAREER Award Winner

Assistant professor Jenny McGuire and post-doctoral fellow Silvia Pineda-Munoz use fossil records to uncover the effects of human activity on mammal habitat selection.


Artist's concept of an ice-covered planet in a distant solar system, resembling what early Earth may have looked like it the right mix of microbial metabolisms and volcanic processes hadn’t warmed the climate. Source: European southern observatory (EXO).

Chris Reinhard wins NASA funding for new agency astrobiology push and co-authors a new Nature Geoscience paper on Earth’s oceanic “biological pump”


Tech Tower

The Graduate Record Examination will not be required for fall 2021 application into any College of Sciences graduate program. Additionally, three Sciences schools and two graduate programs have opted to permanently #GRExit.


Diversity at Georgia Tech

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is the latest College of Sciences school to host a Bridge Program. The new EAS American Geophysical Union Bridge Program aims to support and increase representation of underrepresented minority geoscience graduate students.


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