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  • Brown, Engle, Nemirovski Elected to National Academy of Sciences

    Brook Byers Professor, Marilyn Brown is among 3 Georgia Tech faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Election to the Academy is among the highest honors a scientist can achieve.

    Scientific endeavors across Georgia Tech are broad, deep, and varied — a fact underscored last week when the National Academy of Sciences announced three Tech scholars among its newest members.  Marilyn Brown is one of the nation’s top analysts of clean energy policy; Randall Engle is a leader in understanding individual differences in memory and attention; and Arkadi Nemirovski has helped shape the field of continuous optimization. Each now joins an elite group of the nation’s foremost scientists in a historic moment for the Institute: It’s the first time three scientists from Tech have been elected to the Academy in a single year.

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  • Earth Day Goes Online

    We are offering virtual ways to experience Earth Day from home all week April 13-17! We will be sharing the message of Earth Day throughout the week with special items added to the website every day!  Monday - Sustainable Entertainment, Tuesday - Sustainable Cooking, Wednesday - Zero Waste Instagram Takeover, Thursday - Materials Diversion Class Showcase, Friday - Kendeda Building Virtual Tour

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