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One of the newest STEEL team members, Jordan, wins the Department of Energy (DOE) Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD) Graduate Research Fellowship. The focus of the IBUILD Fellowship is to provide resources and funding to students who are researching building technologies, also opportunity to intern at a national lab and work...
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Sonja wins the 2020 Chih Foundation Graduate Student Research Publication Award. Sonja received this award for her research on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office’s Generation 3 Concentrating Solar Power (Gen3 CSP) project. “I was very surprised and grateful to receive this award,” said Brankovic. “The award...
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Georgia Tech’s We Are Engineers is the magazine of the College of Engineering. Founded in 2013, the publication is released twice a year: once in the spring and once in the fall. Each of the College’s eight schools appears in its pages. As for STEEL, this Spring 2020 we are...
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Our Simple, Low-Cost Solution to Pandemic

Forbes.com: A simple, low-cost ventilator based on the resuscitation bags carried in ambulances — and widely available in hospitals — has been designed by a team of researchers from Georgia Tech, Cranfield University, and Emory University. The device, which is powered by a 12-volt motor, could help meet peak medical demands in...
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New Process for Preserving Lumber

Phys.org: Pressure treating – which involves putting lumber inside a pressurized watertight tank and forcing chemicals into the boards – has been used for more than a century to help stave off the fungus that causes wood rot in wet environments. Now researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have...
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