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GTRI Receives 2019 IEEE Member and Geographic Activities Award

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) announced that the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the Supporting Friend of IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Award recipient.

Weiss Named SVP at Penn State

The Pennsylvania State University has named Georgia Tech Regents Researcher Lora G. Weiss, interim senior vice president and interim director of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), as its new senior vice president for research.

Thinking Small: Designing with the Patient in Mind

Many adults, particularly those with claustrophobia, experience significant anxiety when undergoing an MRI. Imagine being a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) — with sensitivity to sounds, touch, and changes in the environment — and needing an MRI on a regular basis.

GTRI Wins $245M Air Force Contract for Engineering, Advanced Technology Support

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has received a $245.5 million, five-year contract from the U.S. Air Force to support national defense and mature advanced technology.

Georgia Tech Names Director for Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has named James J. Hudgens to be the new director of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), Georgia Tech’s applied research division.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Opening of GTRI Cobb County Research Facility – South Campus

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) celebrated the grand opening of their Cobb County Research Facility (CCRF), May 8, 2019, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Distinguished Military Guest Tours the Georgia Tech Research Institute

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) hosted the Honorable Mark Esper, the Secretary of the Army, at its headquarters to present GTRI’s distinct portfolio of advanced technologies and demonstration capabilities.

Four Communities Selected for Inaugural Georgia Smart Communities Challenge

This new Georgia Tech-led initiative brings together industry and public agencies to help local governments implement smart development. The strategies developed by the selected communities will serve as models that could be implemented elsewhere across Georgia.  

Georgia Tech Team Receives DARPA Grant to Apply Neuroscience to Machine Learning

GTRI Senior Research Scientist Zsolt Kira joins a team of researchers from Georgia Tech, and other local universities, to study how to improve machine learning performance through state-of-the-art neuroscience with support from a grant of up to $2 million, from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Lifelong Learning Machines (L2M) program.

Georgia Tech Announces GTRI Leadership Change

Lora Weiss, Regents researcher, deputy director, and chief technology officer at GTRI, has agreed to serve as the interim senior vice president and director of GTRI.