People and Technology

Award Recognizes Professor’s Pioneering Contributions to Encryption for Cloud Computing

Research in securing cloud storage conducted by a Georgia Tech professor continues to gain recognition 15-years after publication and will receive a test of time award from the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) later this year.

Iditarod Sled Dogs Test New Device That Could Reduce Injuries for Canine Athletes

Students in a animal-centered computing course at Georgia Tech worked with an Iditarod musher and his sled dogs to conduct field research.

The Link Between Transit Use and Early Covid Cases

A new study looks at the link between America’s mass transit use and Covid-19 cases at the beginning of the pandemic.

Undergraduate Research Program Gets Boost from Amazon

The SURE program will double its number of attendees this summer after a new commitment from Amazon.

Major Philanthropic Grant Will Create New Center to Advance Open-Source Software

Using a new philanthropic grant, Georgia Tech will hire software engineers to write scalable, reliable, and portable open-source software for scientific research.

New GT-Microsoft Accessibility Research Seed Grant Program Announces Winning Proposals for 2021 Funding

Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U) announced four winning proposals for a new accessibility-focused seed grant research program funded by Microsoft.

Associate Professor Elected SIGCHI President

Neha Kumar will serve a three-year term for the group, which is the premier international society for professionals and academics interested in human-computer interaction.

Assistant Professor Named 2021 Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow

The two-year fellowship recognizes innovative and promising early-career professors in the Americas who are exploring breakthrough research in computer science or a related field.

Georgia Tech Will Help Bring Critical Advancements to Online Learning as Part of Multimillion Dollar NSF Grant

Led by the Georgia Research Alliance, the National AI Institute for Adult Learning in Online Education (ALOE) is one of 11 new NSF institutes created as part of an investment totaling $220 million.


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