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Bonnie Ferri, Kim Harrington, John Stein - Balancing Research and Family

While working towards their Ph.D. degree, students sometimes feel challenges in balancing the demands due to coursework, Teaching Assistant (TA) or Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) responsibilities,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 6 views 0  

Professional Development Programs for Faculty and Staff

Georgia Tech and the University System of Georgia offer a number of professional development programs for faculty and staff, such as the Emerging Leaders Program, Women’s Leadership Program,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 9 views 0  

Sandra Mason, Trudy Riley, Susan Roche, Gail Spatt - How the Office of Sponsored Programs Supports Faculty

In this session, panelists from key offices dedicated to supporting faculty in obtaining and managing sponsored research funds will discuss recent initiatives focused on streamlining their services.…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 39 views 0  

Georgia Tech Online

Built on Georgia Tech's commitment to deliver high-quality, affordable, and accessible education, Georgia Tech Online was created as a hub for all online programs offered by Georgia Tech. From…

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Demystifying Student Crisis Response - Jennifer Gagen, Colleen Riggle

Presenters Jennifer Gagen, VOICE advocate, and Colleen Riggle, assistant dean of students and director of the Women’s Resource Center, will share their experience and knowledge in responding to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 34 views 0  

Decay, Maintenance and Repair Symposium Session 3 and Panel - Joe Brown, David Frost, Steve Usselman

Joe Brown - Reliability and Resilience: Drinking Water Infrastructure in Rural Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Pakistan ABSTRACT: This presentation describes national-scale surveys of rural…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 4 views 0  

Decay, Maintenance and Repair Symposium Session 1 and Panel - Kate Irvin, Lynnette Widder, Claire Weisz, Andrew Russell

Katie Irvin - Repair and Design Futures: Lessons from Mended Textiles ABSTRACT: This presentation explores the lessons that worldwide practices of mending offer designers today, moving from historic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 6 views 0  

Decay, Maintenance and Repair Symposium Session 2 and Panel - Laura Forlano, Lisa Marks, Priya Jain

Laura Forlano - The Best Sleep of My Life ABSTRACT: This paper takes on the tensions between the imaginaries of automation and in networked medical devices and the realities of lived experience by…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 16 views 0  

Decay, Maintenance and Repair Symposium - Sabir Khan, Andrew Russell

How do decay, maintenance and repair figure in the design, fabrication, and use of buildings, devices, and systems? Would attention to impermanence -- how things age, deteriorate, become obsolete,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 30 views 0  

Ordered and disordered motion in dense active materials - Ludovic Berthier

We discuss how the non-equilibrium driving forces introduced by the natural biological activity or by physical self-propulsion mechanisms generically affect the structure, dynamics and phase behavior…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 38 views 0  

Local and global avalanches in sheared granular materials - Aghil Abed Zadeh

We perform a stick-slip experiment to characterize avalanches for granular materials. In our experiment, a constant speed stage pulls a slider which rests on a vertical bed of circular photoelastic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 20 views 0  

Exploiting disorder - Sid Nagel

We are taught to understand solids by considering ideal crystals. This approach becomes untenable as the amount of disorder increases; for a glass with no well-defined long-range order, a crystal is…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 12 views 0  

The Topological Character of Smectics - Randy Kamien

Though the systematic use of topology to understand defects in ordered matter is now nearly 50 years old, the original work failed to completely characterize systems with broken translational order,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 17 views 0  

Symmetry Breaking during the Synthesis of Nanoparticles - Younan Xia

Symmetry breaking is a ubiquitous phenomenon that occurs spontaneously when a system is subjected to variations in size and/or perturbations in terms of thermodynamic parameters. As a stochastic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 48 views 0  

Fracturing of marginally stable structures: fiber networks and topological metamaterials - Xiaoming Mao

When conventional brittle materials break, long cracks form due to stress focusing at crack tips: a phenomenon explained by Griffith in the 1920s. In this talk, we will discuss two types of systems…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 23 views 0  

Mechanics of Active Networks – Lessons from Fire Ant Aggregations - Shankar Lalitha Sridhar

Biological assemblies in nature are seen as active matter due to their ability to perform intelligent collective motion based on neighbor interactions and sometimes without any centralized control…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 7 views 0