Effective July 1, Steven P. French, dean and John Portman Chair of the College of Design, has been reappointed for a second five-year term. As required by the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook, a performance review of academic deans occurs at the fifth year of service.
A new delivery system for bacteriophages—viruses that selectively attack harmful bacteria—could help give doctors a new way to battle lung infections that threaten older patients and people with cystic fibrosis.
Getting parched can fuzz attentiveness and make it harder to solve problems. Dehydration can easily put a dent in those and other cognitive functions, a new metadata analysis of multiple studies shows. Researchers at Georgia Tech are particularly interested in possible ramifications for people who toil in the heat around heavy equipment or military hardware.