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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…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 20th, 2018 23 plays 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  Katie Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 3 plays 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…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 4 plays 0  

Jason Borenstein - Intelligent Design in the Classroom?

Controversy continues to circulate about evolution, raising the issue of whether public schools are the appropriate forum for teaching about the subject matter. In recent years, critics have…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 5 plays 0  

Chris Dorn - Innocent Targets: When Terrorism Comes to School

The terrorist attack that killed more than 300 schoolchildren, teachers and parents in Russia shocked the conscience of the world in 2004. Clearly, there are lessons to be learned from this and other…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 3 plays 0  

Thad Starner - Face to Face Discussion with Wearable Computers

Dr. Starner is one of the pioneers of wearable computing and will talk about how computers can be designed and used to be aware of what users are doing, and also to assist them in doing it. His work…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 0 plays 0  

Peter J. Ludovice - Thinking Outside the Black Box: Getting People Excited about Science and Engineering

A number of societal factors are contributing to society's decreasing interest in science and technology, despite its ubiquitous presence in modern society. These factors include everything from…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 24th, 2017 4 plays 0  


From  Scott Dinerman on August 2nd, 2016 11 plays 0