Tidal Turbine

Sigma Xi names Bruder’s dissertation on tidal energy one of the best of the year

Brittany Bruder, Ph.D. 2015

Brittany Bruder’s work assessing tidal energy around a small island in coastal Georgia has won Sigma Xi’s award for the best Ph.D. dissertations this year at Georgia Tech.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Could Florida draw power from the ocean? Christian Science Monitor highlights research by Haas, Fritz

The Christian Science Monitor highlighted work Dec. 4 by Kevin Haas and Hermann Fritz that evaluated the power-producing potential of ocean currents.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Girl Scouts' camp a test bed for turning tides into electricity

The Girl Scouts are considering building an “eco-village” on the island they own along Georgia’s coast, and they want to harness the ebb and flow of the tide to power it. The camp would be a place for young girls to learn about sustainability and green energy, and as part of that, the organization wants it to be completely self-sustaining. They’ve turned to Kevin Haas to help. Haas studies tidal energy and is an associate professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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