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GTRI Team Wins $10,000 in Navy Hacking Competition

Nearly 20 GTRI researchers competed in the U.S. Navy’s HACKtheMACHINE event held March 23 to 26 this year. The event was mostly virtual, but a handful of GTRI researchers collaborated in person while following social distancing guidelines.

GTRI Creates a Robotic Assistant for the Marines

GTRI’s Aerospace, Transportation, and Advanced Systems (ATAS) Laboratory develops advanced technologies and systems from concept development to prototypes, including robots. The lab recently designed ARTI, a four-wheeled robot designed to perform autonomous inventory management tasks at the Marines Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia.

Celebrating Inclusive Excellence: Danika Tynes Advocates for Accessible Innovation

Danika Tynes, Ph.D., is a senior research associate at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), whose work primarily focuses on advancing and strengthening global and local health systems. For over 15 years, Tynes has researched telehealth; thus, she has become a critical expert in navigating the increased popularity and necessity of telehealth.

GTRI Encourages Researchers to Rethink the Way They Innovate

Through the GTRI STING program, junior researchers have an opportunity to approach research differently, as they gain real-world experience in customer discovery and compete against each others’ pitches.

Meet Gary McMurray, Principal Research Engineer

Gary McMurray has his feet in both food processing and automotive research as he is the division chief for the Intelligent Sustainable Technologies Division and an associate director for the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM).

Konrad Ahlin Named First R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Research Faculty Fellow in Poultry Technologies

Robotics engineer Konrad Ahlin has been named the R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Research Faculty Fellow in Poultry Technologies at the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Agricultural Technology Research Program (ATRP).

GTRI’s Mission for 2021 and Beyond

In late 2019, Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) formed a team to guide the development of a new strategic plan informed by the opinions and interests of all employees. Following the feedback contributed by over 600 volunteers in an appreciative inquiry process, GTRI’s strategic plan embraces, builds on, and enhances the organization’s success and culture by articulating goals and identifying intentional actions.

Georgia Tech and GTRI to Offer Military Fellowship for 2021-22

The Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia Tech Research Institute supports U.S. active duty, guard, or reserve military officers by awarding Military Graduate Research Program Fellowships.

GTRI Partners with the National GEM Consortium to Recruit Diverse Talent

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is pleased to announce that they are now an employer with the National GEM Consortium — a network of leading corporations, government laboratories, elite universities, and elite research institutions that empowers qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue a graduate degree in a STEM field.

GTRI’s Lessons Learned from 2020 AlphaDogfight Trials

In August this year, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) kicked off a virtual showdown between eight research teams from around the United States. The teams pitted their artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms against each other in a combat maneuver demonstration, formally known as the 2020 AlphaDogfight Trials.