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Fall 2022 GT Astrobiology Distinguished Lecture and Social Event

Lecture Title: Contending with the Truly Alien: Agnostic Approaches to Life Detection

From left: Dobromir Rahnev, Yuanzhi Tang, Martin Mourigal.

The College of Sciences has named three new Blanchard Early Career Professors: Martin Mourigal, School of Physics; Dobromir “Doby” Rahnev, School of Psychology; and Yuanzhi Tang, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

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Georgia Tech’s Strategic Plan for Research will shape the future of innovation

Lewis Wheaton (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The College of Sciences is pleased to announce that Lewis Wheaton, associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences, has been named the inaugural director of the Center for Promoting Inclusion and Equity in the Sciences (C-PIES) in the College.

Jean Lynch-Stieglitz

Lynch-Stieglitz will continue efforts to support the community and advancement of women and minorities in academia through advocacy, advising, awareness, and data-driven recommendations for faculty retention, advancement, and satisfaction.

Inorganic Mass Spectrometry at MCF

The Materials Characterization Facility (MCF) at Georgia Tech has installed a new inorganic mass spectrometry facility.

Students conduct poster sessions during 2022's Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in the Ford Environmental Science and Technology building. (Photo Renay San Miguel)

NSF REUs, a new community college initiative, conferences and workshops offer ample opportunities for students — current, prospective, and visiting — to hone their research skills in the College of Sciences.

The NSF/NCAR Gulfstream V aircraft outside its hangar in Broomfield, Colorado. The research aircraft is being deployed to Korea as part of the ACCLIP campaign. (Photo: NASA/NCAR)

A team of international scientists will study how the Asian summer monsoon — one of the largest and most important meteorological patterns in the world — affects atmospheric chemistry and global climate.

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Researchers have developed a methodology to determine why coastal glaciers are retreating, and in turn, how much can be attributed to human-caused climate change.

Joseph Montoya, professor in the School of Biological Sciences (Photo courtesy of Andreas Teske, ECOGIG)

The Colleges of Sciences and Engineering are pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Montoya, professor in Biological Sciences, to the position of director of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Ocean Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech.