2016 News

Squirrel Transformer

Georgia Tech Embraces Semi-Grand Challenges

Groundbreaking new invention from Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering improves the lives of campus squirrels.

Three ECE Graduates Chosen for Sigma Xi Ph.D. Thesis Awards

Adam Charles, Majid Sodagar, and Amit Trivedi have been chosen for Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis Awards, which will be presented at the Georgia Tech Sigma Xi Awards Banquet on April 21.

Students to Show Venture Capitalists Their Best Cybersecurity Work

Information security students will compete before a national panel of venture capitalists for cash in the inaugural “Demo Day Finale” on April 13.

Women Take Lead on Campus through SWE

With more than 530 members, Georgia Tech's chapter of the Society of Women Engineers is the second largest in the nation.

Shoufeng Lan to Receive Chinese Government Award

ECE Ph.D. student Shoufeng Lan has been named as a recipient of the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad.

Swaminathan Chosen for IEEE CPMT Best Paper Award

ECE Professor Madhavan Swaminathan has been chosen for a 2015 Best Paper Award from the IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology.

Adibi Selected for ARO DURIP Award

ECE Professor Ali Adibi has been chosen for a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) Award by the Army Research Office.

Bonnie Ferri to Receive Regents’ Teaching and Learning Award

ECE Professor Bonnie Ferri has been unanimously selected for the 2016 Regents’ Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award.

Scott Means, who graduated from Georgia Tech in 1983 with a master's degree in electrical engineering, is product manager at Nordson Corp. in Johns Creek, Georgia. Means is the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership's March 2016 Face of Manufacturing. 

Electrical engineer finds decades-long fulfillment, challenge, and success at Johns Creek firm

Each month the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership profiles Georgians who play a critical role in the industry.

FireHUD, a device to help keep firefighters safe, won the 2016 InVenture Prize at Georgia Tech. The inventors – Zachary Braun, a computer engineering major, and Tyler Sisk, an electrical engineering major – won $20,000 plus a free patent filing and a spot in Flashpoint.Wobble, an automated balance test to assess athletes following concussions, finished in second. The inventors are: Hailey Brown, mechanical engineering; Matthew Devlin, biomedical engineering; Ana Gomez del Campo, biomedical engineering; and Garrett Wallace, biomedical engineering.TruePani walked away with $5,000 as winners of the People’s Choice Award, which goes to the fans’ favorite invention. The inventors are: Samantha Becker, civil engineering; Sarah Lynn Bowen, business administration; Naomi Ergun, business administration; and Shannon Evanchec, environmental engineering.Photo by Fitrah Hamid 

FireHUD Wins the 2016 InVenture Prize

Wobble took home second place. TruePani named fan favorite.