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PR2 robot

New RFID technology helps robots find household objects

Researchers have developed a new search algorithm that improves a robot’s ability to find and navigate to tagged objects
Earsketch Jason Freeman

Georgia Tech awarded NSF grant to combine the arts and computer science in Georgia high schools

Four-year, $3 million grant will expand an innovative approach to computer science education in Georgia high schools.
Crowdsourcing water testing

Crowdsourcing could lead to better water in rural India

A three-continent research consortium is evaluating a novel environmental crowdsourcing technique for assessing water quality in India.
Meeting with a health officer in India.

How Social Networks Can Turn Basic Science into Public Benefit

Researchers are mapping the social networks of health and government workers in Bihar, India, to identify influential people who can strategically seed ideas about medical innovations that they hope to have adopted.
Prototype anemia test

One-minute point-of-care anemia test shows promise in new study

A simple point-of-care testing device for anemia could provide more rapid diagnosis of the common blood disorder.

Tech in the News

Wearable tech pioneer and Google Glass mastermind

We the Geeks: Miss America

How Big Data Could Discriminate

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Campus News

Forge Hackathon

Students Organize Tech's First National Hackathon

HackGT will host students from around the country this weekend.
Richard Lipton

ACM, IEEE Taps Lipton for Prestigious Knuth Prize

Richard Lipton, a professor and the Frederick G. Storey Chair in Computing in the School of Computer Science, was recently named the winner of the 2014 Knuth Prize for his contributions to the foundations of computer science.

Sexual Violence Task Force Finalizes Report

Recommendations will be addressed during the academic year.
Lora Weiss

Four Faculty Members Earn Regents Titles

Mark Hay, Dimitri Mavris, Helena Mitchell, and Lora Weiss earned the highest academic and research status bestowed by the University System of Georgia.
HEED Award

Tech Earns Recognition for Diversity Practices with National Award

Honor goes to colleges and universities with a commitment to diversity and inclusion

News Blog

Sports and domestic abuse

Mary McDonald is the Homer C. Rice Chair of Sports and Society in the School of History, Technology and Society. Her research focuses on the cultural studies of sport including representations of gender, race, class and sexuality.

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Mary McDonald

Mary McDonald

Homer C. Rice Chair in Sports and Society
School of History, Technology, & Society, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Braves choose profit over legacy — again

The Atlanta Braves recently announced naming rights with SunTrust Bank for the new stadium in Cobb County. The new SunTrust Park led Architecture Professor Benjamin Flowers to question what happened to the promise of a new, exciting sports destination.

Months ago the...

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Benjamin Flowers

Benjamin Flowers

Associate Professor
School of Architecture, College of Architecture 

Georgia Tech Robotics Roundtable

Georgia Tech experts Magnus Egerstedt, Gary McMurray and Wendy Rogers discuss the future of robotics and its implications on industry, research and society.

 

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Magnus Egerstedt

Magnus Egerstedt

Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering

Gary McMurray

Gary McMurray

Division Chief of GTRI Food Processing Technology Division
Wendy Rogers

Wendy Rogers

Professor
School of Psychology, College of Sciences