Department of Defense Funds Georgia Tech to Enhance U.S. Hypersonics Capabilities

the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics (UCAH) has tapped the Georgia Institute of Technology and key academic partners for four grants valued at $6 million over the next three years. The awards draw on Georgia Tech and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) expertise across advanced, high-temperature materials science and aerospace and mechanical engineering research — areas critical for future advances of these vehicles.

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Colleges of Sciences, Engineering continue their collaboration on space science projects, including NASA’s return to the Moon

Georgia Tech’s Colleges of Sciences and Engineering have long collaborated to launch successful joint space science research projects with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Researchers across both Colleges and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are now hard at work on several ambitious projects related to NASA’s planned return to Earth’s moon — and beyond. 

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3 technologies ready to advance poultry production

At the 2021 Poultry Tech Summit, Wayne Daley, Ph.D., Georgia Tech Research Institute will discuss how the autonomous robot for cage-free layer house management can actively sense and characterize bird status as it moves through the house. 

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12 Georgia Tech Faculty Members Receive Regents Recognition

The University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents (BOR) appointed 12 Georgia Tech faculty members to Regents Professors and Regents Researchers. Among these were Glenn Parker, principal research engineer and associate director of the Applied Systems Laboratory in the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), and Gregory Showman, principal research engineer and GTRI Fellow at GTRI's Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory.

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Georgia Tech Joins the U.S. National Science Foundation to Advance AI Research and Education

Georgia Tech received two National Science Foundation (NSF) Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes awards, totaling $40 million. A third award for $20 million was granted to the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA), with Georgia Tech serving as one of the leading academic institutions. These awards will expand and complement ongoing AI research efforts at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI).

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Engineering a Fast Olympic Pool

What makes a swimming pool fast? It’s not just the fit, strong, and elite athletes competing at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Jud Ready, a principal research engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute explains the speed of swimming is also created by the structural engineering and materials used at the venue.

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Army Taps 5 Companies to Develop AI, Robotic Tech Prototypes

The U.S. Army has chosen five companies to receive funds that will support artificial intelligence and robotic technology prototyping projects under the service branch’s other transaction agreement with the National Advanced Mobility Consortium, Inside Defense reported Thursday. Georgia Tech Research Institute will organize a system of systems combining technologies from the participating companies.

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The Search for Lunar Ice

Georgia Tech engineers and researchers will work with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California to assemble, integrate and test a small satellite mission known as Lunar Flashlight. The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) will provide the cleanroom for assembly, and a team of researchers, led by principal investigator Jud Ready, will manage all the integration and testing of Lunar Flashlight before it is shipped to the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Using Advanced 3D Printing, Undergrad Designs Adjustable Golf Putter

Anundergraduate in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University has been working on a project that could make it easier to experiment with putter characteristics. Working with Jud Ready, principal research engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, the idea was to be able to adjust the putter’s key characteristics, toe hang and loft, and explore new kinds of face materials.

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U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock Visits Georgia Tech Research Institute

Georgia U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock visited Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)’s Cobb County Research Facility on Wednesday, June 30. His stop at GTRI was part of his statewide tour focused on Georgia’s resources around infrastructure, defense, and research. 


Warnock promotes infrastructure bill in tour of Dobbins, Lockheed

In a tour of Cobb County's military and research complex at Dobbins Air Reserve Base on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Georgia, touted Democratic infrastructure plans as a boon for job creation in his home state. The day included stops at Dobbins, the adjoining Lockheed Martin plant, and the Georgia Tech Research Institute, where the senator delivered remarks.

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National Security Research Fueled By Partnership

The inaugural GTRI Graduate Student Fellowship Program is a competitive program for high-caliber Georgia Tech graduate students working in GTRI strategic research areas. Academic faculty and GTRI researchers worked together to create proposals that closely aligned with GTRI’s strategic initiatives.

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Georgia Tech Helps Tucker Middle School Students Win National Award for Anti-human Trafficking Device

With technical assistance from a team of Georgia Tech faculty, students at Tucker Middle School in Tucker, Georgia, have won a combined $80,000 for their efforts to fight against human trafficking. The middle school students were recently named the Community Choice Award Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest—a national competition that challenges public school students in grades 6-12 to use STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills to address real-world change in their communities.

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Violent Tornado in Georgia Destroys One Side of a Street, Spares the Other

A violent tornado hit Newnan, GA, carving narrow streaks of damage throughout the city. John Trostel, director of the Severe Storms Research Center at the Georgia Tech Research Insitute, believes it was a supercell storm that started in Alabama and barreled into Georgia.

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60th Maintenance Group takes page from Delta Air Lines

The 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tesseract, and Georgia Tech Research Institute discussed how adopting a new maintenance process modeled after Delta Air Lines could decrease the amount of downtime during home station checks.

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Army scientists partner with DARPA to develop COVID-19 sensor

A team consisting of researchers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, known as DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Cardea Bio, and the University of Georgia is developing a prototype sensor that can detect SARS-CoV-2 in the air.