Not many engineering schools have a leadership scholar on their faculty. The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering does, now that Robert Simon has joined the faculty as an academic professional
Last summer, Hermann Fritz was watching a miniature volcano erupt over and over again. The idea was to generate tsunamis from the eruption or a resulting landslide to see how these rare events differ from their more common earthquake-generated cousins.
Rising temperatures in the tundra of the Earth’s northern latitudes could affect microbial communities in ways likely to increase their production of greenhouse gases methane and carbon dioxide, a new study of experimentally warmed Alaskan soil suggests.
Georgia Tech President Emeritus G. Wayne Clough has been writing two books since he retired from the Smithsonian, including his newest exploring the vast collections of the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.
When you take a seat in the 2013 Ford Fusion sitting in Srinivas Peeta’s new lab, you enter a virtual world where researchers can throw anything at you: snow and ice, detours, traffic snarls. All you have to do is drive — and in the process, help shape the future of transportation.