The Month in Photos: October 2021 | News Center – Georgia Tech News Center

NAE Celebration, Hispanic Heritage Month, and Homecoming
Susan Margulies, NAE member
During a reception held outside Tech Tower, the College of Engineering recognized its newest members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Because of the pandemic, the event honored the 2019, 2020, and 2021 NAE inductees: Krishan Ahuja, John Koon, Tom Kurfess, Susan Margulies, Alex Shapiro, Andrés García, and Glaucio Paulino. Pictured is Susan Margulies, former chair of the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, who was selected for membership in 2020. Photo taken Oct. 8 by Candler Hobbs.
Commander Wijnaldum
Commander Kathryn “Kat” Wijnaldum met with the Institute’s Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps on Oct. 7. The ROTC is a unit of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Photo courtesy of GTRI.
Kaki King at Ferst Center
Composer and musician Kaki King performed DATA NOT FOUND at the Ferst Center for the Arts. Photo taken Oct. 23 by Georgia Tech Arts.
Hispanic Heritage Month Closing Ball
Alvaro Marenco, senior research engineer with GTRI, is pictured with Buzz at the Hispanic Heritage Month Closing Ball. The event, hosted by the Latin American Student Organization with the support of the Office of Hispanic Initiatives, included authentic Latin American food, raffles, a photo booth, a piñata, salsa and bachata performances, and dancing. Photo taken Oct. 15 by Sean Gemell.
Enterprise Innovation Institute
The Enterprise Innovation Institute’s (EI2) Innovation Ecosystems program recently hosted a delegation of 43 Colombian professionals, including presidents and executives of the Chambers of Commerce, SENA (Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje) instructors, and government officials during a week-long boot camp program on Technology Extension Services (TES) Oct. 4-8. This program is part of the EI2’s ongoing collaboration with Confecámaras and Colombia Productiva to support the design of a TES public policy and the implementation of the country’s signature Fábricas de Productividad program of technology extension. (No credit given)
Advanced Technology Development Center
The Advanced Technology Development Center honored the 10 companies that comprised its 2021 ATDC Startup Graduating Class at an event held at The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design on Oct. 23. With this class, the number of startups to graduate from the incubator surpasses 200. Among the class graduates is FIXD, the startup founded by three Georgia Tech alumni while they were students, and LBA Ware, ATDC’s first graduate company from Macon, Georgia. Photo courtesy of Jenni Girtman Photography.
Homecoming - Bobby Dodd Way
Fans swarmed campus for Homecoming weekend, including for Tech’s football game against Virginia Tech on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Homecoming - Mr. and Ms. Georgia Tech
Jolie Fouts and Kirby Criswell were named Mr. and Ms. Georgia Tech during halftime. Photo by Danny Karnik.
Photography: Allison Carter, Rob Felt
Writing/Editing: Victor Rogers, Stacy Braukman
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