Season 3 of the College of Sciences podcast ScienceMatters debuts with a look at the neuroscience behind daydreaming and suspenseful movies. Other subjects in the 10-episode season include the latest research on climate science, the search for extraterrestrial life, and what microbiology teaches us about the early Earth.
Three College of Sciences graduate students won first prize in the 2019 Carbon Reduction Challenge. They proposed energy-saving initiatives for the Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience Building.
The College of Sciences welcomes seven members of faculty who joined in 2019. They include Susan Lozier, the new dean, Betsy Middleton and John Clark Sutherland Chair, and professor in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Six others joined the Schools of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics, and Psychology, as well as the Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience.
Susan Lozier began her service as the new Dean and Betsy Middleton and John Clark Sutherland Chair of the College of Sciences on September 1. Lozier’s path to Georgia Tech is marked by excellence in research, education, and leadership, as well as the integration of scientific disciplines and a passion for mentoring. As dean, she will bring her vast experience to bear in addressing the needs of the College as she leads it to the next levels of achievement.