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2012-12-11 12:22:23

ATLANTA, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Sangster will join Georgia Power as general manager of Economic Development, effective Jan. 7. Sangster will lead the organization's efforts in business recruitment, expansion and retention, information services and engineering support. Sangster will also be responsible for the Georgia Resource Center, which is the company's state-of-the-art site selection meeting facility. He will report to Pedro Cherry, vice president of Community and Economic...

2012-12-06 16:21:12

ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IDG's Computerworld has selected Stan Hoptroff, director of infrastructure services for Southern Company, as one of the magazine's Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2013. Each year, the publication spotlights award-winning leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership, innovative ideas to business challenges and effective management of IT strategies. (Logo:...

2012-11-20 00:21:29

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GE will purchase 2,000 C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids - Ford's largest-ever plug-in electrified vehicle fleet sale - as part of GE's commitment to convert half of its global fleet to alternative fuel vehicles C-MAX Energi is America's most fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid with a 108 MPGe city EPA rating and a 620-mile single-tank range that will benefit GE's sales and service professionals - many who drive more mileage daily than average commuters...

2012-11-17 20:20:22

ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Months of dedication and hard work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) paid off tonight for three students named National Finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. Research on an infrared photodetector with potential applications in car collision avoidance and mine detection earned top honors and the $3,000 Individual scholarship for...

Robotic Assistats for the Elderly - Interview With Cory-Ann Smarr
2012-11-14 15:05:39

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Throughout the last few decades, advances in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence have plucked high-tech robots from the reverie of science fiction and placed them squarely in the real world. As technology has progressed, robots have been entrusted with an ever-expanding set of job responsibilities, including carrying soldiers into and out of battle zones, assembling automobiles and even fighting fires. As these marvels...

2012-11-09 08:24:11

ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Assent, a fast-growing healthcare media and marketing company headquartered in Atlanta, today announced that company founder and CEO Andrew Ibbotson has been named to Atlanta's "40 Under 40" class of 2012 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Each year, the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 Under 40 Awards spotlight forty people under the age of forty who are considered to be the next generation of Atlanta's business and community leaders. Last...

2012-10-30 07:28:07

ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beck Group, along with Lord, Aeck & Sargent and the Georgia Institute of Technology, will present "Transforming Mid-20th Century Buildings for 21st Century Campuses Utilizing Advanced BIM Technology" at this year's Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) Fall Owners Leadership Conference. The presentation will explore two topics of increasing relevance to today's college campuses: how to respond to a diverse legacy of mid-20th century...

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...

2012-10-05 10:20:55

ATLANTA, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, was named winner of the 2012 Georgia Governor's International Awards in the International Deal of the Year category for opening its Global Research & Technology Center in Kennesaw earlier this year. The award recognized Novelis for its commitment to the Atlanta area and economic impact on the state. Novelis' new Global Research & Technology Center serves as a hub for its R&D and...