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Frank Li and David Frakes

ECE Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is pleased to welcome our two newest faculty members, Frank Li and David Frakes, to Georgia Tech.

NOVID Exposure Notification App Enlists Smartphones in Coronavirus Battle

An new app made available to Georgia Tech faculty, staff and students uses smartphones to help control the coronavirus.

Biweekly IoT News Digest (August 15) from the Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies

A biweekly summary of IoT news, information, special reading suggestions and industry activity from the Center for the Development and Application of Internet-of-Things Technologies (CDAIT).

Georgia Tech, MIT Team Wins $1.5 Million NSF Grant

A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have received a three-year, $1.5 millon grant for their project entitled “SemiSynBio-II: A Hybrid Programmable Nano-Bioelectronic System.”

Nature cover - August 6, 2020 

Observations of Lightning on Jupiter Featured in Nature Cover Story

The cover story for the August 6, 2020 issue of Nature features the optical observations of lightning flashes on Jupiter made by the Juno spacecraft.

In the Race for Better Covid-19 Tests, Georgia Tech Expertise Plays a Crucial Role

Georgia Tech's HomeLab is one of three campus units participating in a National Institutes of Health effort to rapidly identify new Covid-19 tests and bring them to market.

Returning to Campus: Tips for Wearing and Cleaning Face Coverings

Wearing a face covering and cleaning it properly is useful in slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

Returning to Campus: Keeping Your Workspace Clean

The new health and safety guidelines for campus include the cleaning of offices and workspaces every day.

A study presented at Black Hat USA 2020 suggests that botnets made up of high-wattage devices such as ovens and air conditioners could be used to manipulate electric energy markets. (Credit: John Toon, Georgia Tech)

Baking and Boiling Botnets Could Drive Energy Market Swings and Damage

Evil armies of internet-connected appliances could be hijacked to slightly manipulate energy demand, potentially driving price swings.

Returning to Campus: Signage You'll See This Fall

As you return to campus for what may be the first time in several months, you’ll find much that is familiar, as well as new signs related to safety measures for the Georgia Tech community.