Effective today, Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture will be called the College of Design. The new name is a more accurate reflection of the wide range of academic programs and work that occurs in the research centers and schools of Architecture, Building Construction, City and Regional Planning, Industrial Design and Music. The name showcases the College’s strengths and innovation in the multifaceted aspects of design, said Steven P. French, dean and John Portman Chair of the College of Design.
A group of Georgia Tech students from the IEEE Power & Energy Society aim to improve access to clean, reliable power at a remote health center in one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere, using a solar-based microgrid.
Aaron Bivens, a Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering, has received a 2016 STAR graduate fellowship from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Marc Canellas, a Ph.D. student in Aerospace Engineering, won the Best Poster competition contest at the 2016 Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality, which is hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany.