Harold Briggs, director of research and professor in the School of Social Work, advances the rigor of the profession by facilitating funded research while also teaching students to effectively use science in problem solving to foster well-being and positive social change.
William Kisaalita has developed research activities and international service-learning projects that have engaged students in helping solve real-world problems.
Tim Foutz, who has served as director of UGA’s First-Year Odyssey Seminar program since its inception in 2011, also was a founding member of UGA’s Faculty of Engineering and now is a professor in the new College of Engineering.
David Gattie, associate professor in the College of Engineering, wants students to realize that they’re capable of accomplishing far more than they might imagine.
Stephan Durham, associate professor in the College of Engineering, and his students discuss solutions to problems of urbanization, civil engineering innovations and engineering failures. They even build bridges out of spaghetti and glue!
In his lab, associate professor of chemistry and engineering Jason Locklin creates compounds that convert light to energy, biosensors and a host of other cutting-edge materials. In the classroom, he helps his students understand that discoveries such as these are…
Kyle Johnsen, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, says that both his teaching and research are grounded in the idea that social, context-rich, active and hands-on activities are extremely powerful learning vehicles.