2014 News

Researchers equipped a PR2 robot with articulated, directionally sensitive antennas and a new algorithm that allows the robot to successfully find and navigate to objects.

New RFID technology helps robots find household objects

Researchers have developed a new search algorithm that improves a robot’s ability to find and navigate to tagged objects

Taiyun Chi Chosen for Top Scholarship at IEEE CICC

ECE Ph.D. student Taiyun Chi was presented with the Intel/Texas Instruments/Catalyst Foundation Student Scholarship Award at the 2014 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), held September 15-17 in San Francisco.

ECE Graduate Students Win Top Student Paper Honors at IEEE EMBC

ECE Ph.D. students Temiloluwa Olubanjo and Hakan Toreyin won two of the top three student paper competition awards at the 2014 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, held August 26-30 in Chicago.

Raghupathy Sivakumar

Sivakumar Appointed as New Holman Chair Professor

Raghupathy Sivakumar has been named as the Wayne J. Holman Chair Professor in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), effective August 1, 2014.

Sung Kyu Lim Tapped for Dan Fielder Professorship

Sung Kyu Lim has been appointed as the Dan Fielder Professor in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), effective July 1, 2014.

Georgia Tech Sponsors South's Largest Hackathon

Tech lures hundreds of student hackers to campus for 36 non-stop hours of hacking with promise of a $60,000 grand prize

In Loving Memory of Jay Schlag

It is with great regret and sadness that we share the news of the death of Jay Schlag, professor emeritus of the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Undergraduate Engineering Program Climbs to 4th Place in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Georgia Tech’s engineering college has climbed to fourth in the annual undergraduate engineering program rankings released by U.S. News & World Report on September 9, 2014.

Logo for FIXD. The company was formed by Georgia Tech students and completed the Institute's Startup Summer program. The students invented a device that helps people better understand their cars. 

Student startup keeps cars ‘FIXD’

Device helps drivers better understand their cars

Georgia Tech Rankings Remain Strong

Georgia Tech ranked 7th among public universities and 35th among all national universities.

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