Georgia Tech Research Examines a Government Mandate for Panic Buttons in Mobile Devices and the Need for a Better Answer
May 25, 2017
When walking down an unfamiliar or isolated street you might on occasion take out your cell phone and pretend to talk on it in order to deter any would-be criminals. It turns out this is a universal instinct, one of many that women in New Delhi employ when in public spaces, where they often face pervasive sexist attitudes and violence. This year, a mandate by India’s government goes into effect for cell phone manufacturers to include a panic button on all new devices in an effort to curb increased violence against women.
May 25, 2017
Neha Kumar, an assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has been named to the inaugural class of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Future of Computing Academy (FCA).
May 19, 2017While pursuing their degrees, many Georgia Tech students also participate in Air Force, Army, or Navy Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC) programs.
May 18, 2017
At the beginning of May, a group of Ph.D. students from across Georgia Tech, all part of the Sam Nunn Security Program (SNSP), travelled to Tampa, Florida to brief U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) senior leadership on disruptive and game-changing technologies for national defense.
May 15, 2017On May 10th, Lawrence Rubin, an associate professor at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and Dr. David Palkki presented their research comparing Iraqi and Syrian chemical weapons use at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) headquarters.
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