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Thomas Kurfess, Ph.D., P.E., has been appointed to the Department of the Navy Science and Technology Board (DoN S&T Board). Kurfess is the chief manufacturing officer of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the executive…

A good battery needs two things: high energy density to power devices, and stability, so it can be safely and reliably recharged thousands of times. For the past three decades, lithium-ion batteries have reigned supreme — proving their…

The Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech organized a "AI Applications Workshop" on June 8, 2023. This hybrid event took place on the Georgia Tech campus and brought together a diverse group of participants, including over 50 scientists and…

Thomas Kurfess, Ph.D., P.E., was elected president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)--he will be the 142nd president. Kurfess is the chief manufacturing officer of the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the executive…

Workforce diversity in science and technology is widely seen as necessary for continued innovation. For Georgia Tech, striving toward inclusivity starts with a simple but crucial goal: building deep, lasting research partnerships.…

Shreyes N. Melkote, who holds the Morris M. Bryan, Jr. Professorship in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, won the 2023 SME Gold Medal award which recognizes outstanding…

The Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI) recently hosted a Cambridge University Babbage Forum examining industrial innovation strategy among leading global nations. The forum gathering held on May 25 in Atlanta at Georgia Tech…

Chuck Zhang, GTMI faculty member and the Harold E. Smalley Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is one of five faculty members that will help grow the College of Engineering’s work in high-impact cyber-…

Robert Butera has been named Chief Research Operations Officer (CROO) for Georgia Tech, effective immediately. In this inaugural position, Butera will serve in a critical leadership role to facilitate and direct the Institute’s research…

 

Semiconductors, or microchips, are vital to life in the modern world. They’re used in the microwave you heated your breakfast in this morning, the car you drove to work, the mobile phone you shouldn’t use while driving, the…