News Archive

  • DAVID COLLARD NAMED TO FACULTY HALL OF FAME

    The professor of chemistry and biochemistry and College of Sciences’ associate dean is the unanimous choice for recognition by the University System of Georgia

    David M. Collard is the recipient of the 2017 Felton Jenkins, Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award for the research and comprehensive universities sector of the University System of Georgia (USG).

    David M. Collard is the recipient of the 2017 Felton Jenkins, Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award for the research and comprehensive universities sector of the University System of Georgia (USG). The award, which invites nominations from across USG, recognizes a faculty member for strong commitment to teaching and student success.

  • Zaher Hani Wins NSF CAREER Award

    Congratulations to Zaher Hani, the School of Mathematics most recent recipient of an NSF CAREER award.

    Congratulations to Zaher Hani, the School of Mathematics most recent recipient of an NSF CAREER award! Zaher continues the School of Math’s success in this program, with 5 awards in recent years.

  • Meet Rachel Kuske

    New chair is poised to take the School of Mathematics to new heights

    Rachel A. Kuske took over as chair of the School of Mathematics on Jan. 3, 2017.

    Rachel A. Kuske took over as chair of the School of Mathematics on Jan. 3, 2017. The first woman to lead the school, she arrives at a time when the school is poised to take the next steps toward greater leadership in mathematics and expanding opportunities for students, postdocs, and faculty.

  • Civil Rights History Through A “Glass” Filter

    Jennifer Glass recounts the 2017 Georgia Tech Civil Rights Tour

    Yellow Jackets tour civil rights museums and memorials on the National Mall.

    As part of Georgia Tech’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Georgia Tech faculty, staff, and students trekked to Washington, D.C., to tour civil rights sites in the nation’s capital. School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Assistant Professor Jennifer Glass was among the Yellow Jackets who traveled overnight on a bus from Atlanta to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 12, 2017.  For two days, the Georgia Tech tourists visited museums and memorials on the National Mall.

  • Reforming Physics Education

    School of Physics surveys innovations in a series of colloquia

    To advance its efforts to improve the introductory physics courses at Georgia Tech, the School of Physics is launching the Physics Education Research (PER) colloquium series, beginning on Jan. 9, 2017.

    To advance its efforts to improve the introductory physics courses at Georgia Tech, the School of Physics is launching the Physics Education Research (PER) colloquium series, beginning on Jan. 9, 2017.

  • Meet Fall 2016 Graduate Michole Washington

    Advice to new students: Speak up; do not sit quietly and struggle alone

    Michole E. Washington graduated with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics. She came to Georgia Tech from Westlake High School, Atlanta, Georgia. While waiting to hear from Ph.D. programs, she is growing her own mathematics tutoring company.

    Michole E. Washington graduated with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics. She came to Georgia Tech from Westlake High School, Atlanta, Georgia. While waiting to hear from Ph.D. programs, she is growing a mathematics tutoring company she established just shortly before graduation.

  • Robin Thomas To Address Georgia Tech Fall 2016 Commencement

    The School of Mathematics professor is the 2016 Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor

    The School of Mathematics professor is the 2016 Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor.

    Fall Commencement at the Georgia Institute of Technology Dec. 16-17 will feature keynote addresses from Georgia Tech mathematics professor Robin Thomas and Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

  • Remembering Elaine M. Hubbard

    An appreciation of the College of Sciences alumna and advisory board member who died last month

    An appreciation of the College of Sciences alumna and advisory board member who died last month

    Elaine Marjorie Hubbard died at the age of 66 on Nov. 18, 2016. She was an alumna of the School of Mathematics, earning a B.S. in Applied Mathematics in 1972, an M.S. in Applied Mathematics in 1974, and a Ph.D. Mathematics in 1980.

  • Zaher Hani wins Sloan Fellowship

    Congratulations! Professor Zaher Hani received the 2016 Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship