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Georgia Manufacturing Survey Shows More Firms Benefitting from In-Sourcing than Losing from Outsourcing

The 2012 Georgia Manufacturing Survey provides some welcome good news for Georgia companies. For the first time since researchers began tracking the statistic, more Georgia manufacturers have been benefitting from in-sourcing – production work coming to them from outside the … Read more

Georgia Tech Professional Education Course Curriculum Combines Safety and Lean Process Improvement

The course explores the benefits of an integrated approach for improving both production processes and safety outcomes. Georgia Tech Professional Education will conduct a Lean and Safe: Safety-Integrated Process Improvement course (MFG 2003) Nov. 6-8, 2012 at the Georgia Tech-Savannah … Read more

Robots Using Tools: With New Grant, Researchers Aim to Create ‘MacGyver’ Robot

Robots are increasingly being used in place of humans to explore hazardous and difficult-to-access environments, but they aren’t yet able to interact with their environments as well as humans. If today’s most sophisticated robot was trapped in a burning room … Read more

Georgia Tech Awarded $6 Million to Improve Safety of Nuclear Reactors

The Georgia Institute of Technology has won a $6 million federal grant to design improvements that strengthen the performance and safety of nuclear systems beyond today’s capabilities. The award was announced Sept. 27 by the U.S. Department of Energy as … Read more

Submissions Open for 2013 Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference

Students interested in winning a fellowship or travel grant for the next calendar year, or funding the commercialization of their research or ideas, are encouraged to apply to Georgia Tech’s annual graduate research showcase. Abstracts for this year’s Georgia Tech … Read more

Tech Celebrates Century of Co-Op Education

If any single initiative embodies the Georgia Tech ethos of applying academic knowledge to real-world situations, it’s the Institute’s Cooperative Education Program. For the past century, the thousands of students who have excelled during their co-op assignments and in their … Read more

Georgia Tech Joins the NSF Physics of Living Systems Student Research Network

The Georgia Institute of Technology has become the newest node in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Physics of Living Systems Student Research Network. Now, Georgia Tech faculty members and graduate students who have a research interest in the physics of … Read more

iPhone Attachment Designed for At-Home Diagnoses of Ear Infections

A new pediatric medical device being developed by Georgia Tech and Emory University could make life easier for every parent who has rushed to the doctor with a child screaming from an ear infection. Soon, parents may be able to … Read more

Georgia Tech-Affiliated Projects Among Innovation Fund Winners

Georgia Tech is affiliated with four of this year’s nine Innovation Fund partnership grants, which were announced by Governor Nathan Deal earlier this week. The $19.4 million competitive grant program was created through Georgia’s Race to the Top (RT3) plan. … Read more

Georgia Tech Recognized Nationally for Sustained Excellence

For the fourteenth consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Georgia Tech as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation. In the magazine’s annual undergraduate report, the Institute remained ranked 7th among the nation’s top … Read more