High Performance Computing
Combining new classes of nanomembrane electrodes with flexible electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly control an electric wheelchair, interact with a computer or operate a small robotic vehicle without donning a bulky hair-electrode cap or contending with wires.
Millions of heart failure patients are readmitted to hospital every few months to adjust medications. It sends medical costs sky-high, and patients suffer needlessly. A new bathroom scale could give clinicians health data they need to preempt hospitalizations and treat patients remotely, easing patient suffering.
One invention keeps patients safe during emergency airlifts. The other simplifies prostate-removal surgery.
The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) recently announced that Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy Chair Kaye Husbands Fealing was among 51 leaders in the field of public administration to be selected for the 2019 Class of Academy Fellows.