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Research Scientist
School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Tonya Shearer is a Research Scientist in the School of Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology where she investigates the ecological impact of invasive coral species on native coral populations in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Her research investigates the use of molecular technology to detect and characterize environmental...
Subject Area(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country of Origin: United States
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Assistant Professor
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Dawson's research applies genetic engineering, cell biophysics, and quantitative microscopy techniques to the development of nanoparticle and cellbased gene delivery systems that can overcome biological transport barriers and treat disease. Gene therapy vectors, which utilize the cell's natural machinery to produce therapeutic proteins, are...
Subject Area(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 10th, 11th, 12th
Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country of Origin: United States
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Principal Research Engineer
Food Processing Technology Division, Georgia Institute of Technology
Wayne Daley is the associate division chief in the Food Processing Technology Division at the Georgia Tech Research Institute where his area of expertise is in computer vision and intelligent systems. Dr. Daley directs projects that focus on research into foreign object detection and grow-out house monitoring.
Subject Area(s): English / Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country of Origin: United States
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Associate Professor
Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Walker's primary research interests lie in electric propulsion, plasma physics, and hypersonic aerodynamics/plasma interaction. He has extensive design and testing experience with Hall thrusters and ion engines. Dr. Walker performed seminal work in Hall thruster clustering and vacuum chamber facility effects. His current research activities...
Subject Area(s): Math
Grade Level(s): 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country of Origin: United States