John Toon


Atlanta, GA, USA


Director, Institute Research and Economic Development Communications


Directs communications program for Georgia Tech's $908 million research and economic development program, including national/international media relations, collaboration with other campus communicators and federal agencies, management of science writing staff, publication of Research Horizons magazine and production of materials that describe and promote these activities.

Latest Posts

No contact is required with objects by using inexpensive, handheld 'light-reading' device

Robot able to instantly identify household materials using near-infrared light

Implantation of a stent-like flow diverter can offer one option for less invasive treatment of brain aneurysms – bulges in blood vessels – but the procedure requires frequent monitoring while the vessels heal.

Integrated Sensor Could Monitor Brain Aneurysm Treatment

Researchers have demonstrated an integrated technique for monitoring specific biomolecules – such as growth factors – that could indicate the health of living cell cultures produced for the burgeoning field of cell-based therapeutics.

Microfluidic Molecular Exchanger Helps Control Therapeutic Cell Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, is replacing conventional fabrication processes in critical areas ranging from aerospace components to medical implants.

Print No Evil: Three-Layer Technique Helps Secure Additive Manufacturing

New study demonstrates silent, eyes-free text entry

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