People and Technology

Sehoon Ha Part of $500k Grant to Make Safer, More Deployable Robots

Researchers at Georgia Tech, in collaboration with UCLA and the University of Southern California, are working to develop a new class of locomotion systems that could enable buoyancy-assisted robots to become a larger part of our daily lives.

New Grant Helps Researchers Bring Cybersecurity into the Physical World

A new project out of Georgia Tech’s School of Interactive Computing (IC) aims to connect the abstract world of cybersecurity and privacy with concrete physical environments to promote better security behavior.

Need a Note Taker? This AI Can Help.

A new AI tool that summarizes unstructured conversational language could help future digital assistants ease fears of ever missing a meeting again.

Georgia Tech’s Secure and Safe Elections Research Group to Provide Live Wait Times to Fulton County Voters on Election Day

One of the early efforts of the group is to measure and report live wait times to voters at the 250 polling locations in Fulton County on election day, Nov. 3. The website will go live that day and allow users to search for a location.

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and the College of Computing Launch New Ethics Center

The new Center will advance ethics-in-technology-centered research, education, and engagement at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

ACM/IEEE Recognizes Chair's Service to Computer Science Community

Newly appointed School of Computer Science Chair Vivek Sarkar has been selected for a 2020 ACM/IEEE Ken Kennedy CS Award.

Collaborative Startup Helping People in Disadvantaged Communities Learn Entry-level Data Science Skills

A startup housed in the College of Computing has earned a $1.5 million NSF grant to support its mission of providing data science skills to people from disadvantaged communities in Atlanta.

Georgia Tech Receives Google Grant to Study Impact of Pandemic Information Seeking on Vulnerable Populations

Populations including older adults, low-income households, and Black and Hispanic adults have disproportionately high fatality rates, as well as less access to critical pandemic information.


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