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Georgia Tech Professional Education Provides Important Safety and Hazard Information for Agribusiness at OSHA Grain Handling Course in Savannah

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August 30, 2012
Georgia Tech Professional Education will be conducting a course at Georgia Tech-Savannah on September 20, 2012 that will provide the tools to prevent violations, and create a safer facility for any employee or employer that receives, handles, stores, processes, or ships bulk raw agricultural commodities.

Town Hall: Georgia Tech & Online Education

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August 30, 2012
Provost Rafael L. Bras welcomes faculty, staff and students to participate in an open forum that will discuss Georgia Tech's latest foray into the world of web-based learning. The conversation will include a panel of faculty who are teaching courses via Coursera.

Georgia Tech Lean Healthcare Courses Provide Valuable Information to Increase Patient Satisfaction and Lower Costs

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August 28, 2012
Leading industry experts and Georgia Tech faculty will teach professional education courses September 13-14, 2012 at Georgia Tech's campus in Savannah.

Baker: Georgia Tech-Savannah has a new focus

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June 3, 2012
Dr. Nelson Baker's guest article in the Savannah Morning News regarding the future professional education focus of Georgia Tech-Savannah

From Landslides to Ocean Waves

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September 8, 2011
Hermann Fritz, a civil and environmental engineering professor at Georgia Tech Savannah, gave a public demonstration of research he’s conducting this summer at the lab’s wave research tsunami wave basin to study the dynamics of tsunamis formed by landslides and their effect on coastal areas.

OSU studies tsunamis triggered by landslides

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September 8, 2011
“You can have an earthquake that triggers landslides and that could make your wave a lot bigger than you expect,” said Dr. Hermann Fritz, a visiting professor from Georgia Tech University.

Professor Makes Waves to Save Lives

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September 7, 2011
On Wednesday, Professor Hermann Fritz led a demonstration for media to draw public attention to his study of underwater landslides that produce tsunamis.

OSU researchers study landslide-generated tsunamis

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September 7, 2011
Researchers at Oregon State University are studying landslide-generated tsunamis. Hermann Fritz, associate professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, says landslide-generated tsunamis are more difficult to study than earthquake-generated ones.

Investors Get Opportunity to Meet Best and Brightest Entrepreneurs

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September 7, 2011
The investor deadline to apply for the second Savannah StartupLounge, a get-to-know-each-other event for investors and entrepreneurs, is fast approaching. Orjan Isakson is the Coastal Regional Manager for the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute and ATDC, based on the Georgia Tech Savannah campus.

Researchers probe 'stealth' tsunamis in Ore.

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September 7, 2011
Wednesday at Oregon State University's Hinsdale Wave Research Lab, scientists demonstrated a certain type of tsunami often referred to as a “stealth.” Dr. Hermann Fritz, a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, conducted the demonstration.