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Michael A. Filler - Celebrating Silicon: Its Success, Hidden History, and Next Act

The history of silicon is usually told as a history of electronic materials and devices. However, it is better told as a history of manufacturing innovation. This talk will take a journey through the…

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Bill Campbell - Astral Traveling: Exploring Afro Past, Present, and Futures

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication and the Georgia Tech Library will host science fiction author and publisher Bill Campbell at Georgia Tech on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Bill…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 14 views 0  

How the Universe Made the Elements in the Periodic Table - James Sowell

The creation of the elements in the universe took billions of years and required various processes.The first few minutes of the big bang produced only hydrogen (H) and helium (He). No new elements…

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August Giebelhaus - Visionary or Autocrat: Pat Crecine and Georgia Tech Reorganization, 1988-1990

The adminstration of Georgia Tech's ninth president, John Patrick "Pat" Crecine, was the most controversial in the school's history. The period from 1987 to 1994 would become…

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Sean Zeller - Stiffness properties of prosthetic feet under cross-slope conditions

As an integral component after lower extremity amputation, prosthetic feet assist the body in forward progression, weight bearing stability and shock absorption. A Key element of weight bearing…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 1 views 0  

Yi-Ying Tsai - Symmetric Stability Margin of Postural Response to Perturbation in Unilateral Transtibial AmputeesS

Falling is an important clinical problem in amputee population. In unilateral transtibial amputees, increased postural sway in quiet standing and asymmetric EMG reactions in anticipatory postural…

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Andrew Curran - The Capacity of the Prosthetic Profession to Provide Lower Extremity Prosthetic Limbs within the State of Georgia

Due to an aging population and a rise in conditions known to increase the risk of amputation, demand for prosthetic services is thought to be increasing nation wide. 20% of certified practitioners…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 2 views 0  

Glenn J. Rix, Reginald DesRoches - Hurricane Katrina's Impact on Louisiana's Transportation Infrastructure

Hurricane Katrina's storm surge and high winds had a devastating impact on the Gulf Coast of the U.S. Although the extensive damage to residential areas continues to receive attention in the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 2 views 0  

George L. Nemhauser - Sports Scheduling

College and professional sports, including basketball, baseball, football and hockey, is a multi-billion dollar industry with a substantial part of the revenue derived from television. To maximize…

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