Press Releases Archive


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April 27, 2010
Georgia Tech Savannah will honor and recognize degree candidates in this annual ceremony. Four awards will be presented to select students.

GT Savannah Professor Studies Tsunami Damage Resulting from Chilean Earthquake

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April 14, 2010
GT Savannah Professor Hermann Fritz travels to Chile to study the effects of the Tsumani generated from the Chilean earthquake.

Community Education and Evacuation Planning Saved Lives in Sept. 29 Samoan Tsunami, Researchers Say

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November 6, 2009
Community-based education and awareness programs minimized the death toll from the recent Samoan tsunami, though there are still ways to improve the warning and evacuation process, according to a team of researchers that traveled to Samoa last month.

Dr. Dirk Schaefer selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium

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October 14, 2009
Dr. Dirk Schaefer will join 48 of the nation’s brightest young engineering researchers and educators who have been selected to take part in the inaugural symposium.

Hurricane Ike Reconnaissance and Assessment

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October 13, 2009
The threat of hurricanes is not taken lightly by residents of the Gulf and East Coasts, nor by the engineers responsible for developing and maintaining coastal landforms and infrastructure.

Dr. Hongwei Wu receives NSF Grant

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August 28, 2009
“In many areas of the world’s ocean, iron concentrations are so low that phytoplankton growth is reduced,” Mann said. “An increase in iron availability will lead to the removal of more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere through photosynthesis.”

Georgia Tech Helps City of Savannah

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August 27, 2009
Savannah, the “Hostess City of the South,” is known for its southern hospitality and charm, but it is also making a bid to be known as environmentally friendly.