NSF I-Corps: Turning Research Discoveries into Companies and Jobs

January 22, 2014 — Georgia Tech was one of the first nodes in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) I-Corps program, which helps faculty members commercialize research discoveries. Twelve teams of researchers have now gone through the program.

Building the Future Power Grid: Researchers Tackle Energy Challenges with Technology Development and Policy Analysis

Research Horizons Spring-Summer 2013 — Research surrounding smart grid issues is a major focus of energy and sustainable infrastructure studies at Georgia Tech. The research crosses many disciplines, including electrical and computer engineering, public policy, mechanical engineering and information security.

Biology of the Brain: Georgia Tech Researchers Seek a Better Understanding of the Brain

Spring/Summer 2012 Research Horizons — Researchers at Georgia Tech are applying their expertise, tools and techniques to understand on a fundamental level how the brain works. Because the human brain is immensely complex, the researchers are pursuing many levels of inquiry – from molecules to cells to circuits to the mystery of the mind itself – and also studying brain disorders and development, along with daily feats of brain activity, such as vision, speech, movement and memory.

Advanced Manufacturing Research: Georgia Tech Innovations Help Expand U.S. Industrial Capabilities and Enhance Competitiveness

Winter 2012 Research Horizons — The Georgia Institute of Technology was founded in 1885 with a mandate to develop manufacturing capabilities in the state of Georgia. Today, researchers whose work directly supports manufacturers can be found throughout Georgia Tech’s academic colleges, in the Georgia Tech Research Institute and in the Enterprise Innovation Institute.

Medical Device Innovation: Georgia Tech Develops Technologies to Solve Health Care Problems

Summer/Fall 2011 Research Horizons Magazine — By harnessing its engineering, scientific and computing capabilities and its entrepreneurial tradition, as well as the Atlanta medical community, Georgia Tech is advancing the field of medical device design and bringing new devices to market.

Cybersecurity Companies Boost Atlanta’s Industry Role

Winter/Spring 2011 Research Horizons Magazine — Georgia Tech cybersecurity faculty members are helping grow the cybersecurity industry by spinning off companies.

Tackling Global Cybersecurity Threats: Georgia Tech Is Developing Technologies and Strategies to Enable Cybersecurity Solutions

Winter/Spring 2011 Research Horizons Magazine — Georgia Tech cybersecurity researchers are developing technologies and security strategies to enable the global cybersecurity solutions of the future. Their efforts span the areas of threat monitoring and analysis, mobile device and telephone security, secure information sharing, and U.S. government agency security.

Statewide Support: Georgia Tech Helps Georgia Businesses Compete

Research Horizons Magazine — The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) was chartered in its original form in 1960 to help the state’s industry. It began its existence as the Industrial Extension Service of the Engineering Experiment Station, which is now the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Building on that foundation, Georgia Tech now serves a broad range of companies with a goal of helping them compete better in world markets.

Extending Moore’s Law: Epitaxial Graphene Shows Promise for Replacing Silicon in High-Performance Electronics

Fall 2010 Research Horizons Magazine — Georgia Tech has become a leader in developing epitaxial graphene, a material that can be grown on large wafers and patterned for use in electronics manufacturing. In a recent paper, Georgia Tech researchers reported fabricating an array of 10,000 top-gated transistors on a 0.24 square centimeter chip.

Serving Georgia: Matching Students and Employers in Georgia

Fall 2010 Research Horizons — The Georgia Tech Division of Professional Practice (DoPP) is home to Georgia Tech’s popular undergraduate Cooperative Education (Co-op) Program, founded in 1912. It also administers the Graduate Co-op Program, the Georgia Tech Internship Program (GTIP) and the Work Abroad Program.