In June, the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) hosted a three-part IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (IEEE TEMS) conference (IEEE TEMSCON), “Leading Innovation in Times of Constant Change. For the first time, the conference broke new ground by combining academic research on day one, industry forum on day two, and a combined sharing of academy and industry on day three.
Reinvented Toilets Could Provide Safe Sanitation for 2.5 Billion People
Shannon Yee is leading a $13.5 million effort funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to reinvent the toilet, technology that hasn’t changed much in more than a century.
Peanut growers could someday identify emerging threats such as drought, pests or disease by testing a plant’s “chemical breath.”
Keeping Them Safe
At an Air National Guard base 60 miles north of Kansas City, a team of experts from GTRI provides the highest level of training in defensive maneuvers, countermeasures, and tactics for members of the mobility air force with the ultimate goal of keeping them safe while flying through potentially hostile skies.