February 10, 2017 | Research News
UGA researcher explores how light can solve wireless space shortage
Mable Fok, an assistant professor of engineering, received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to study how photonics can be used to identify and harness unused holes in the radio frequency spectrum.
February 9, 2017 | Research News
UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield
A team of UGA researchers is developing a robotic system of all-terrain rovers and unmanned aerial drones that can quickly and accurately gather and analyze crop data.
January 10, 2017 | General News
UGA launches unique MBA-engineering dual degree program
The University of Georgia 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.
November 17, 2016 | General News
College of Engineering plans to restructure, create three new schools
The University of Georgia's College of Engineering will reorganize its administrative structure under a plan approved Nov. 16 by the University Council.
November 2, 2016 | Research News
Technology brings new precision to study of circadian rhythm in individual cells
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Georgia has developed a new technology that may help scientists better understand how an individual cell synchronizes its biological clock with other cells.
October 27, 2016 | General News
UGA engineering students help Spalding County determine infrastructure needs
University of Georgia senior Mariana Ozier looked like a professional engineer, scribbling notes as she walked a site pegged for redevelopment in Griffin.
October 5, 2016 | General News
New UGA institute seeks solutions to major infrastructure challenges
The University of Georgia 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.
May 5, 2016 | Research News
UGA team selected by NASA, Air Force to build and launch two cube satellites
A University of Georgia project led by a team of undergraduate students and including faculty from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering was recently selected for funding by NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative.
April 14, 2016 | Research News
Robot developed by UGA engineers offers safer, more efficient way to inspect power lines
A robot invented by researchers in the University of Georgia College of Engineering could change the way power lines are inspected—providing a safer and more cost-effective alternative.
April 4, 2016 | Research News
UGA researchers use single molecule of DNA to create world’s smallest diode
Researchers at the University of Georgia and at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have demonstrated for the first time that nanoscale electronic components can be made from single DNA molecules. Their study, published in the journal Nature Chemistry, represents a promising advance in the search for a replacement for the silicon chip.
April 1, 2016 | Research News
University of Georgia joins fabric revolution
The University of Georgia is a partner in a new national public-private consortium to revolutionize the fiber and textiles industry through commercialization of highly functional, advanced fibers and textiles for the defense and commercial markets. The partnership, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, or AFFOA, was announced today by the Department of Defense.
March 14, 2016 | Events on Campus
Robotics teams to invade UGA for FIRST state championship competition
The best high school robotics teams from across the state will converge on the University of Georgia campus this spring for a high-stakes, high-tech battle.
March 11, 2016 | Research News
Core-shell nanostructures show promise in production of fuel gases
Researchers at the University of Georgia have created a nanostructure that could provide a path toward using solar energy more efficiently in the production of fuel gases.
February 26, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA math, engineering faculty honored with Presidential Early Career Awards
Two University of Georgia professors are among 105 professors announced as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professors in the early stages of their research careers.
February 5, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to host FIRST LEGO League state championship Saturday
Thirty-two elementary and middle school robotics teams from Georgia will compete in the annual FIRST LEGO League State Tournament this Saturday at the University of Georgia. Hosted by the UGA College of Engineering, this year's event will challenge teams to solve a real-world trash problem.