2017 News

Top domains queried by 27 million samples of malware studied by cybersecurity researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. (Credit: Georgia Tech)

Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection

Analyzing network traffic going to suspicious domains could give security administrators earlier warning of malware infections.

Spring 2017 Georgia Tech Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN) Seed Grant Program Winners Announced

The 5 winning projects, from a diverse group of engineering disciplines, were awarded a six-month block of IEN cleanroom and lab access time.

Sohail Bahmani

Bohmani, Romberg Receive AISTATS Best Paper Award

ECE's Sohail Bahmani and Justin Romberg received a Best Paper Award at the Artificial Intelligence and Statistics Conference, held April 20-22 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

IISP Ph.D. Fellowship Program.

Applications Open for Georgia Tech Cybersecurity Ph.D. Fellowships

Ph.D. students conducting research on any cybersecurity research area such as policy, consumer-facing privacy, risk, trust, attribution, or cyber-physical systems are encouraged to apply for the IISP Cybersecurity Fellowship Program.

Autonomous blimps are controlled by a 3D-printed gondola frame that carries sensors and a mini camera. It attaches to either an 18- or 36-inch diameter balloon. \

Virtual Top Hats Allow Swarming Robots to Fly in Tight Formation

Autonomous flying robots created to learn more about human interaction and obey rules of the sky.

Student competitors work on their underwater remotely operated vehicle during the SeaPerch competition at the Georgia Tech McAuley Aquatic Center in 2015.

GTRI to Host 7th National SeaPerch Challenge Underwater Robotics Championships

Middle and high school students to navigate an underwater obstacle course with SeaPerch

Danny Karnik runs out of the tunnel with the football team to capture a photo during the game against UGA in 2015 (Photo by Brett Davis).

Alumni Spotlight: Danny Karnik

ECE alumnus Danny Karnik discusses his "day job" as a research engineer at GTRI and his passion for sports photography.

Nasir Tapped for IEEE HOST Best Student Paper Award

ECE Ph.D. student Saad Bin Nasir won the Best Student Paper Award at the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST), held May 1-5 in McLean, Virginia.

(L-R): Charles Wang, George Tzintzarov, Rafael L. Bras

Tzintzarov, Wang Share Top Student Honor

The two students shared the Love Family Foundation Award for 2017.

Monjur Alam

CS, ECE Team Take 2nd Prize in IEEE Security Demo Competition

Nader Sehatbakhsh, Robert Callan, and Monjur Alam received second place for their demo, “Leveraging Electromagnetic Emanations for IoT Security,” at IEEE HOST 2017, held May 1-5 in McLean, Virginia.