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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.

High School Students Engage in GTRI Virtual Internship

This summer, STEM@GTRI – the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) educational outreach program designed to inspire, engage, and impact educators and students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) – embarked on their first virtual High School Internship Program, working with 26 GTRI professionals across seven of the eight GTRI labs.

GTRI Helps College Students Succeed

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work at GTRI as a student? Our students are high-achieving and are receiving hands-on experience in the fields of research, ranging from machine learning to areospace and unmanned vehicles. Here are some of their stories.

COVID Central App Checks Symptoms, Provides Links to Key Campus Resources

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) researched created COVID Central, a web app to help students, faculty, and staff check for symptoms of Covid-19, access links to important campus coronavirus resources, and track infection reports in the campus community.

Exposure Notification App Enlists Smartphones in Coronavirus Battle

The smartphones in everyone’s purse or pocket could soon become powerful tools in the effort to control coronavirus across Georgie Tech's campus. Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) researchers evaluated NOVID, an exposure notification app, for privacy protections to make sure it doesn’t record personal information that could identify users – and for cybersecurity issues to make sure it protects the device.

Portable UV Disinfection Chambers Could Help Address PPE Shortage

Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) have built two prototype chambers to evaluate PPE disinfection using different sources of ultraviolet (UV) light.

COVID-19 Info Dashboards Come to the CDC With Georgia Tech Help

Researchers from the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create new dashboards which increase the productivity of sorting public health data, specifically related to COVID-19.