2015 News

Adrian Ildefonso Awarded Goizueta Foundation Fellowship

ECE Ph.D. student Adrian Ildefonso has been awarded the 2015 Goizueta Foundation Fellowship.

Nelson Lourenco Wins IEEE NPSS Paul Phelps Award

ECE Ph.D. student Nelson E. Lourenco has been awarded the 2015 IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS) Paul Phelps Award.

Spring 2015 Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology Seed Grant Winners

The Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology at Georgia Tech has announced the winners for the 2014-15 Fall Seed Grant Awards.

Georgia Tech Professor Ayanna Howard has launched a company to commercialize a system that connects interface devices used by children with disabilities to tablet computers. The company resulted from the NSF's I-Corps program. (Credit: Maxwell Guberman)

Ayanna Howard Named to Business Insider's List of Most Powerful Women Engineers

ECE Professor Ayanna Howard has been named as one of the 23 most powerful women engineers in the world by Business Insider.

Fatih Sarioglu, an assistant professor in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is shown examining a microfluidic device designed to capture cancer cell clusters. (Credit: Rob Felt)

New device captures metastasis-associated circulating tumor cell clusters

A new microfluidic device for capturing rare circulating tumor cells (CTCs) is the first designed specifically to capture clusters of two or more cells.

Atlanta-Based Gimme Wins 2015 TAG Business Launch Competition

Gimme, a company founded by past and present ECE students, has won the 10th annual TAG Business Launch Competition.

A person taps the tablet to control where the beam of light appears on a floor. The swarm robots then roll toward the illumination, constantly communicating with each other and deciding how to evenly cover the lit area.

Controlling swarms of robots with a finger

System allows human to control robots with finger and beams of light.

Flip or Flop? Faculty Share Tips for Flipped Classes

The Center for 21st Century Universities recently assembled a team of “flipping veterans" to share successes and failures they’ve experienced in learning to flip a class.

An Engineer Returns to His Restaurant Roots

Renowned Washington, D.C.-area Chef Tim Ma, a 2000 graduate, gave up a successful career in engineering to return to his first love—food.

National event held in Washington, D.C., examined how to attract more African-American men to STEM and how to support those already working in these careers.

Georgia Tech spotlights African-American Men in STEM

National event held in Washington, D.C., examined how to attract more African-American men to STEM and how to support those already working in these careers.

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