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Georgia Tech, Griffin-Spalding Co. Schools Receive $7.3M for STEM Education

The National Science Foundation has awarded the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Griffin-Spalding County School System a five-year, $7.3 million grant to enhance middle and high-school education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The initiative – … Read more

Georgia Tech Professional Education Provides Important Safety and Hazard Information for Agribusiness at OSHA Grain Handling Course in Savannah

Georgia Tech Professional Education will be conducting a OSHA Grain Handling course at Georgia Tech-Savannah.

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Georgia Tech Advances Potential Commercial Space Flight System

Last spring private industry successfully sent a spacecraft carrying cargo to the International Space Station. Now the race is on to see which company will be the first to make commercial human spaceflight a reality. Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is … Read more

City Leaders Announce Entrepreneurial Initiative

Georgia Tech Supports ‘Start Up’ Community Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson welcomed city and business leaders to campus on August 14 as Atlanta kicked off an initiative designed to create new businesses and jobs. Invest Atlanta’s Start Up Atlanta … Read more

Musical Robot Companion Enhances Listener Experience

Wedding DJs everywhere should be worried about job security now that a new robot is on the scene. Shimi, a musical companion developed by Georgia Tech’s Center for Music Technology, recommends songs, dances to the beat and keeps the music … Read more

Intel Funds Groundbreaking Social Computing Center at Georgia Tech

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts selected as new Science and Technology Center In a paradigm-breaking approach, Intel has announced a new Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing (ISTC-Social) involving the Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal … Read more

Researcher Guidebook Aims to Improve Industry-University Partnerships

The Georgia Institute of Technology is pleased to announce its collaboration on a new publication aimed at helping industrial and institutional researchers work together more effectively. “Researcher Guidebook – A Guide for Successful Institutional-Industry Collaborations” is now available online as … Read more

New Executive Director of Georgia Tech’s Strategic Energy Institute Will be a “Systems Integrator”

Tim Lieuwen spent five summers with the U.S. Forest Service working and hiking in the wilderness of Alaska and northern Idaho. That experience helped foster an appreciation for the planet’s uniqueness that has driven his work as a professor and … Read more

Extending Roadway Life: GTRI Researchers Develop Prototype Automated Pavement Crack Detection and Sealing System

Sealing cracks in roadways ensures a road’s structural integrity and extends the time between major repaving projects, but conventional manual crack sealing operations expose workers to dangerous traffic and cover a limited amount of roadway each day. Example of a … Read more

Georgia Tech Launches HomeLab to Help Companies Evaluate In-Home Use of Emerging Health Technologies

Baby boomers have witnessed many technological innovations, and they expect technology to provide them with solutions to help maintain their independence for as long as possible. They are outfitting their homes with products to help them live healthy lifestyles, manage … Read more