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2012-10-16 04:01:43

"Supply Chain Transformation During Challenging Times: The Need for Strategic Leadership" is the theme for the ninth annual National Logistics & Distribution Conference (NLDC) scheduled for April 15-17, 2013 at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center and Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, Georgia. A premier educational event for senior-level, supply-chain executives, NLDC will offer three educational tracks including Identifying Change: Supply Chain Tipping Points;...

2012-10-13 04:01:44

The course explores the benefits of an integrated approach for improving both production processes and safety outcomes. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Georgia Tech Professional Education will conduct a Lean and Safe: Safety-Integrated Process Improvement course (MFG 2003) Nov. 6-8, 2012 at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus. Participants will learn about the importance of developing an integrated approach for production processes and safety outcomes. When utilized together, companies...

2012-06-12 11:35:17

Why stop at the dark side of the moon to make music when you can look thousands of light years into space? That´s what a team of Georgia Tech researchers have done, using data from two stars in our galaxy to create sounds for a national recording artist. Over the years, researchers in Georgia Tech´s Sonification Lab (SonLab) have converted numerical data into sounds to analyze stock market prices, election results and weather data. When the reggae/rock band Echo Movement called...

Robot Reveals The Inner Workings Of Brain Cells
2012-05-07 06:50:13

New method offers automated way to record electrical activity inside neurons in the living brain Gaining access to the inner workings of a neuron in the living brain offers a wealth of useful information: its patterns of electrical activity, its shape, even a profile of which genes are turned on at a given moment. However, achieving this entry is such a painstaking task that it is considered an art form; it is so difficult to learn that only a small number of labs in the world practice...

2012-05-04 23:01:06

New Automotive Engineering Center on Campus of Georgia Tech to Focus on Next-Generation Auto Systems Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America today announced that it will establish the Panasonic Automotive Innovation Center in the Technology Square area of Midtown Atlanta on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology, one of the nation´s top research universities, which is best known as Georgia Tech. The Center, which will begin...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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