2011 has been a year of milestones and accomplishments for Georgia Tech. Enjoy taking a look back at some of the highlights.
The year ahead will feature new and increasingly sophisticated means to capture and exploit user data, as well as escalating battles over the control of online information that threatens to compromise content and erode public trust and privacy.
From the nuclear crisis and earthquake engineering, Georgia Tech researchers provided expert commentary and assistance during the crisis in Japan. As recovery from this natural disaster continues, Georgia Tech will continue to be involved in the research arena in terms of evaluating the impact of the earthquake and translating that knowledge into useful information designed to help mitigate future disasters.
President Barack Obama named Georgia Tech President G. P. “Bud” Peterson to the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership steering committee.
Georgia Tech researchers have solved the mystery of how fire ants self-assemble into a waterproof raft.
Tech Researchers Discover how to Capture Ambient Electromagnetic Energy and how to Develop Low-Cost Paper Based Sensors
Georgia Tech researchers have developed a glove with a special fingertip designed to improve the wearer's sense of touch.
After three decades and more than 130 missions, the NASA space shuttle program came to a close with the final launch of Atlantis. And as with the first shuttle launch, a Yellow Jacket will be a part of this historic flight.
A research team has discovered how to program a smartphone to sense nearby keyboard vibrations and decipher complete sentences with up to 80 percent accuracy.
Researchers at Georgia Tech found people generally had a positive response toward being touched by a robotic nurse, but that their perception of the robot’s intent made a significant difference.
Gary S. May, alumnus, professor and previous chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering was appointed dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering in July.