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Severe Storms Research Center Works to Improve Tornado Warning Time

Four researchers are part of the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Severe Storms Research Center (SSRC), and for them, a day without clouds is a day without new information on how deadly tornadoes and severe thunderstorms develop and move across the Peach State.

Human Factors Research Helps Accelerate Mission Planning

The key to a successful flight mission is planning – sometimes several hours of it. Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) specialists in human factors and human-computer interfaces are working with the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) PMA-281, Strike Planning and Execution Systems in Patuxent River,

Simulation Supports Program to Help Pilots in Degraded Visual Environments

The U.S. Army and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are working together to develop a simulation in support of the Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) program.

Modernizing Information Systems to Support a New Generation of Army Families

The ACS is looking ahead at novel ways to improve how services are delivered and is working with the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) on a sweeping project to revamp its collection of information systems – key tools used by staff members providing services to Army families.

Robot Monitors Chicken Houses and Retrieves Eggs

A new mobile autonomous robot could perform daily monitoring tasks while safely interacting with chickens in commercial chicken houses, according to researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI).

Piezoelectric Tiles Light the Way for Kennedy Space Center Visitors

Ilan Stern, a senior research scientist with the Georgia Tech Research Institute, and colleagues, are collaborating on a $2 million project to build a 40,000-square-foot lighted outdoor footpath demonstrating applications of piezoelectricity for renewable energy.

IMPAX Program Accelerates Technology Transition into the Navy

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Naval Air Warfare Center - Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are working to address that challenge through a new effort – dubbed IMPAX (Innovation and Modernization Patuxent River).

Swarm vs. Swarm: Student Teams Compete in Service Academies Swarm Challenge – with GTRI Assistance

What does the future of air-to-air combat sound like? At this point, it could sound very much like a swarm of angry bees. That's how researcher Michael Day described the recent DARPA Service Academies Swarm Challenge.

Tarzan Robot Swings on Cables to Monitor Crops in the Field

A two-armed robot named Tarzan, swinging along elevated cables could allow farmers to monitor fields continuously at lower cost while avoiding interference with plants.

Electronic Systems Laboratory Team Brings in 50K with Pediatric Medical Device Competition Win

Dr. Jud Ready and Alexandra Lewis from GTRI's Electronic Systems Laboratory received $50,000 during the "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!" competition sponsored by the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation.