The monthly series "My Favorite Element" is part of Georgia Tech's celebration of 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, #IYPT2019GT. Each month a member of the Georgia Tech community will share his/her favorite element via video.
The December and final edition features Henry "Pete" La Pierre. He is an assistant professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry with joint appointment in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. His favorite element is terbium.
Renay San Miguel, communications officer in the College of Sciences, produced and edited the videos in this series.
Other videos in this series are available at https://periodictable.gatech.edu/.
November 2019, Johannes Leisen, manager of Georgia Tech Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center
October 2019, Margaret Kosal, associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
September 2019, Hui Zhu, academic professional in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
August 2019, Jasmine Au Howard, graduate student in the Scheller College of Business
July 2019, Jennifer Leavey, principal academic professional, director of the Georgia Tech Urban Honeybee Project, and much more
June 2019, Benjamin Breer, undergraduate double major in physics and aerospace engineering
May 2019, G. P. "Bud" Peterson, president of Georgia Tech
April 2019: Kimberly Short, Ph.D. candidate
March 2019: Elayne Ashley, scientific glass blower
February 2019: Amit Reddi, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry
January 2019: Jeanine Williams, biochemistry major and track star