2016 News

Register for 3 Minute Thesis Competition by Sept. 12

Register by Sept. 12 for the 2016 Three Minute Thesis competition.

Become A Research Ambassador

Promote social science research on campus by joining the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors program.

Hodges Connections Room, Centergy Building, 75 5th Street, NW, Third FloorAdvanced Technology Development Center GCATT

Amazon Web Services Joins Georgia Tech’s Internet of Things Research Center

The Georgia Tech Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies has expanded to include Amazon Web Services.

In spring 2016, Institute Diversity launched Leading Women @ Tech to engage senior and emerging women leaders at the Institute. The goal is to create empowerment opportunities for women leaders and build a community of women who will advance a culture of inclusive excellence at Georgia Tech. Photo by Camille Pendley

Georgia Tech to Implement 11 Gender Equity Initiatives Over the Next Two Years

Following the Office of the President’s listening sessions on gender equity last fall, Georgia Tech identified 11 initiatives that will be implemented over the next two years.

Co-chaired by Institute Diversity Vice President Archie Ervin and Student Life Vice President and Dean of Students John Stein, the Black Student Experience Task Force comprised 13 student, faculty, and staff members, including Morgan Foreman, Henderson Johnson II, and Nelson Raphael (shown).Photo by Rob Felt

Georgia Tech Moves Forward with 11 Recommendations from the Black Student Experience Task Force to Ensure a Welcoming, Inclusive Campus

The Black Student Experience Task Force presented its 11 recommendations to President G.P. “Bud” Peterson late last spring. All recommendations were approved and will be implemented over the next three academic years.

CREATE-X is a Georgia Tech initiative to enhance and support entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate students. Learn more here.

Turning Ideas into Successful Startups

The 20 teams participating in this year’s Startup Summer programs will demonstrate their products Tuesday at the Fox Theatre

Egerstedt Named as Hightower Chair Professor

Magnus Egerstedt has been appointed as the Julian T. Hightower Chair Professor in Systems and Controls in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), effective August 1.

Researchers at Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering developed a low-power camera capable of recognizing gestures. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech)

Researchers Develop a Low-power Always-on Camera With Gesture Recognition

The always-on camera could be used in a wide array of products from security to consumer electronics.

Undergraduate Research and Student Innovation: The Skills to Shape Our World

If your student is ready for a challenge, likes working beyond the traditional boundaries of coursework, and wants to participate in something “hands-on,” then undergraduate research is a must.

Madhavan Swaminathan: John Pippin Chair in Electromagnetics, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Georgia Institute of Technology, Center Director: CAEML @ Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech to Co-lead NSF Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning with UIUC and NCSU

The Center for Advanced Electronics through Machine Learning (CAEML) seeks to accelerate advances by leveraging machine-learning techniques to develop new models for electronic design automation (EDA) tools create and verify chip designs for market.