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Zambrana wins undergraduate research award

Winnie Zambrana took home a Georgia Tech Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher award April 18 for her work with Joe Brown's research group. (Courtesy: Brown Water Group on Twitter)

Winnie Zambrana took home a Georgia Tech Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher award April 18 after the campus-wide Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Danger in the air? Brown wins NSF CAREER grant to find out

Assistant Professor Joe Brown has won an Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. These so-called CAREER grants recognize promising young faculty with funds to help them establish the research director of their careers. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

When Joe Brown went to India last summer, he was hoping to collect samples that could help answer some questions he’d been thinking about for a while. His years studying sanitation and global health had given him the idea that the open sewers and overflowing latrines common in the dense cities of the developing world could be linked with disease through an unusual mechanism: airborne transmission of pathogens.

Friday, February 24, 2017
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