From freshman year forward, Georgia Tech students have opportunities, resources, and incentives to work hands-on with faculty, industry partners, and fellow students to tackle big challenges that affect quality of life. The projects our students work on may change the world — and they definitely change the students, making them more appealing to employers or grad schools and better prepared for entrepreneurial opportunities that await — or that they create.
An invention from Georgia Tech students that makes it easier to locate items in large warehouses is a finalist for the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition, which honors the nation’s top collegiate inventors.
For water to come flowing clear and clean from the tap, a lot has to go right. In the United States and other developed countries, people largely take for granted that all systems — mechanical, electrical, structural, and chemical — are go.
Georgia Tech has numerous competitions that help students team up to develop game-changing ideas and vie for startup support: Grand Challenges, Ideas to Serve, the Global Social Venture Competition, Capstone Project, and the televised InVenture Prize.
Places like Georgia Tech’s Invention Studio and Digital Fabrication Lab are just two examples of campus spaces where students can create and build everything from working prototypes to art installations.