Blended Research @ the Library is a panel discussion series focusing on multidisciplinary research. At each session faculty and graduate students from various departments will be invited to present research in an area that crosses over several disciplines.

Recent Submissions

  • Moving Toward a Sustainable Future 

    Cobb, Kim; Wall, Thomas A.; Levit, Mikhail V. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-18)
    The Moving Toward a Sustainable Future panel presented research on such sustainability topics from climate change to saving trees by making paper from grains.
  • Manipulating Light: From Design to Application 

    Curtis, Jennifer; Hales, Joel M.; Fuentes Hernández, Canek (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-19)
    As the thirst for digital information continues to grow, the development of technologies that allow for larger amounts of information to be conveyed at ever faster rates is critical. While electronics has been the workhorse ...
  • Manipulating Cells: Innovative Research at Georgia Tech 

    Doyle, Donald; Storici, Francesca; Newman, Jonathan P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-18)
    [Doyle] Nuclear hormone receptors control the expression of genes in response to small molecule hormones. In performing this activity, the receptors must specifically recognize small molecules, DNA, and other proteins. The ...
  • Humanizing Machines: Robotics at Georgia Tech 

    Aguilar, Jeffrey; Rogers, John; Arkin, Ronald C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-27)
    While we may not live in the robot-mediated world envisioned by previous generations, robots have replaced humans in many situations where size is a limiting factor and where extremely repetitive or dangerous tasks must ...
  • Going Green: Sustainable Technologies 

    Brown, Marilyn A.; Lively, Ryan P.; Simpson, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-19)
    Dr. Ryan Lively, a Postdoctoral Scholar in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, at Georgia Tech, delivered a presentation on novel low-energy intensity separations for biofuels, focusing the potential of Algenol processes ...
  • Human Systems Interaction: Assisting with Technology 

    Watkins, Kari Edison; Govanloo, Maysam; Sasson, Yonatan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-29)
    How does technology assist you in your daily life? Join us and hear how faculty and graduate students at Georgia Tech are developing new ways for technology to assist people in the areas of musical technology, public ...
  • Nanomedicine: Going Small for Big Results 

    Oyelere, Adegboyega; Hira, Steven; Masoodzadehgan, Nazanin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-02-28)
    Panelists will be discussing the use of gold nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery into tumor cells, intracellular synthesis of conducting polymer nanowires, and the use of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles as MRI ...
  • Power Up or Melt Down: The Future of Nuclear Energy 

    Abel, Cal; Cahill, Tim; Tedder, Daniel W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-17)
    The nuclear energy debate has always been a heated one. How safe is it? What are the positive and negative environmental effects of nuclear energy when compared to other energy sources? The disastrous events in the Fukushima ...
  • Brain Connections: Advances in Neuroscience 

    Duarte, Audrey; Dulas, Michael; Zhu, Mengchen; Butera, Robert (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-29)
    Nerve conduction can be blocked in the entire nerve through application of 3-50 kHz electrical stimuli, with numerous clinical applications. However, this block is complete and blocks the entire nerve, including nerve ...
  • Post-Shuttle Age: The Future of NASA 

    Ballantyne, David; Korzun, Ashley; Krige, John; Spencer, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-31)
    Panelists David Ballantyne, Assistant Professor in the School of Physics and the Center for Relativistic Astrophysics (CRA); Ashley Korzun, graduate student in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering; John ...