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Mike Wooten

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Mar. 20 2017

Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Engineering named

K.C. Das, a professor in the UGA College of Engineering, has been named the Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Engineering. The GAA established the endowed professorship to encourage leadership in multi-disciplinary projects that address global challenges.

Mar. 20 2017

UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield

It may be a while before robots and drones are as common as tractors and combine harvesters on farms, but the high-tech tools may soon play a major role in helping feed the world's rapidly growing population.

Feb. 13 2017

Engineering faculty member works to make medical devices safer

Implantable medical devices such as central venous catheters, stents, endotracheal tubes and vascular grafts are vital tools in today's health care arsenal. Yet these devices designed to help us recover from illness and injury often lead to serious and even deadly complications including infection and thrombosis.

Jan. 30 2017

Engineering students’ startup receives VentureWell grant

An idea for a new surgical device to assist physicians treating cancer, developed by two students in the UGA College of Engineering, has been awarded $5,000 in the initial stage of the VentureWell Entrepreneurship Team (E-team) program.

Jan. 30 2017

Get smart(er)

WenZhan Song wants to make smart technology even smarter.

Jan. 23 2017

MBA-engineering dual degree program to launch at UGA

UGA is launching a new dual degree program that will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering and an MBA within five years. The program, offered through the university's Terry College of Business and its College of Engineering, is the first and only combined Bachelor of Science and MBA degree offered at an institution in the University System of Georgia.

Nov. 28 2016

Technology brings new precision to study of circadian rhythm in individual cells

An interdisciplinary team of UGA researchers has developed a new technology that may help scientists better understand how an individual cell synchronizes its biological clock with those of other cells.

Nov. 28 2016

Engineering college plans to restructure, create new schools

UGA's College of Engineering will reorganize its administrative structure under a plan approved Nov. 16  by the University Council. The move is designed to streamline operations in the college, which has seen its enrollment quintuple in five years, while advancing the college's interdisciplinary teaching, research and service.

Nov. 14 2016

‘Smart’ systems expert named Brown Engineering Professor

WenZhan Song has been named the Georgia Power Mickey A. Brown Professor in Engineering at UGA.

Nov. 14 2016

UGA researchers battle antibiotic-resistant bacteria

UGA researchers 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. 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.

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