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Mike Wooten

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Oct. 31 2016

UGA to co-host summit for women in STEM

Women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields will gather in Atlanta for a unique leadership development summit that's supported by UGA.

Oct. 17 2016

Researchers work with CDC in battle against resistant bacteria

Researchers at UGA will use a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to create next-generation medical device coatings that combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Oct. 17 2016

New institute seeks solutions to infrastructure challenges

UGA has created a research institute that will work to help communities rethink, transform and adapt their infrastructure in a time of rapid environmental and social change.

Oct. 3 2016

Brainstorm central

A new interactive learning space in the UGA College of Engineering is designed to foster the type of collaborative spirit found in high-tech startups.

Sep. 6 2016

College of Engineering researchers explore mechanics of brain development

To demonstrate the concept of cortical folding in the human brain, Xianqiao Wang picks up a piece of paper from his desk and slowly crumbles it into a ball.

Sep. 6 2016

UGA civil engineering program earns initial ABET accreditation

The UGA College of Engineering's undergraduate degree program in civil engineering has earned its initial accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.

Aug. 29 2016

Engineering college names new associate dean for student success, outreach

Stephan Durham, an associate professor of civil engineering, has been appointed to the new position of assistant dean for student success and outreach for the College of Engineering.

Aug. 22 2016

Researchers developing novel cardiac catheters

A graduate student in the UGA College of Engineering is turning to the ancient Japanese art of origami for inspiration as he designs a novel cardiac catheter. Austin Taylor is developing a device that's small enough to fit on the tip of a catheter but expands once inside the heart to provide physicians with high-quality imaging and ablation tools.

May. 2 2016

Robot developed by UGA engineers offers safer, more efficient way to inspect electrical lines

A robot invented by researchers in the UGA College of Engineering could change the way power lines are inspected—providing a safer and more cost-effective alternative.

Apr. 25 2016

UGA researchers use single molecule of DNA to create world’s smallest diode

Researchers at UGA and Ben-Gurion University in Israel have demonstrated for the first time that nanoscale electronic components can be made from single DNA molecules. Their study, published in the journal Nature Chemistry, represents a promising advance in the search for a replacement for the silicon chip.

Apr. 4 2016

Core-shell nanostructures show promise in production of fuel gases

UGA researchers have created a tiny nanostructure that could provide a path toward using solar energy more efficiently in the production of fuel gases.

Mar. 21 2016

Faculty honored with Presidential Early Career Award

Two UGA professors are among 105 professors named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professors in the early stages of their research careers.

Feb. 29 2016

UGA researchers build empathy into engineering program

When Mark Hain decided to leave his job as an emergency medical technician to pursue a degree in environmental engineering at UGA, he assumed he would immediately get his hands dirty designing and building projects. Instead, he found himself in a design course analyzing and discussing in detail how his work as an engineer might impact others—and questioning whether certain projects should be built at all.

Feb. 22 2016

Students design solar power system for historic coastal site

A team of students from UGA's College of Engineering is working to help the UGA Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe meet a portion of its energy needs through solar energy.

Feb. 22 2016

First Distinguished Professor in Resilient Infrastructure named

Brian P. Bledsoe, a scholar with more than 25 years of experience as an engineer, hydrologist and environmental scientist in the private and public sectors, has been appointed the inaugural Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor in Resilient Infrastructure in the UGA College of Engineering.

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