Every person and every discipline at Georgia Tech is working to improve our quality of life and move our state forward.  We advance technology and the science that supports it, and we find novel ways to leverage and deploy it, to change our world for the better. 

Regional Leader

#1
in the South

The Institute is the region's largest agency for industrial and engineering research.

Research Impact

$1B
in new grants, contracts, and awards

from government agencies, companies, private organizations, and other sources during Fiscal Year 2019.

Sparking Innovation

21
major corporations

have set up innovation centers and facilities to take advantage of our talent pool and collaborate on research with faculty and students.

Progress and Service

'Progress and Service' is more than just a motto. Our faculty, students, and alumni alike have innovation in their DNA, and an insatiable curiosity to make an impact from Brunswick to Blue Ridge, and everywhere in between.

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is the first academic and research building in the Southeast designed to be certified as a "living building."

Improving Agricultural Technology

The poultry industry in Georgia is largely driven by engineers and researchers here at Georgia Tech, contributing to a $48 billion annual industry. The technology being developed at Tech – from robotics to sustainable farming – is contributing innovative ways to manage the poultry industry.

A chicken, photo

Advancing Manufacturing in Georgia

The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) is dedicated to advancing manufacturing statewide. Each year, this partnership works with more than 1000 Georgia manufacturers to achieve sustainable growth and long-term success.

Investing the Future

$196
Million

Spent in plant investments.

Going Lean

$98
million

Saved in reduced operating costs.

Responding to COVID-19

The Georgia Tech community has joined the fight against COVID-19, contributing our expertise, innovation, and indomitable spirit to the effort.

Recent News

Graphic title for The Rising Tides, overlaid on an image of the Savannah coastline
Economic Impact
Innovation
Coastal Plain (Savannah)
The Rising Tides - Savannah Smart Sea Level Sensors

Georgia Tech researchers are working with Chatham County and City of Savannah partners to tackle the problem of coastal flooding.

Graphic outline of the state of Georgia, overlaid on a stylized aerial image of Valdosta, Georgia
Smart Cities
Economic Impact
Innovation
Statewide
New Georgia Smart Communities Challenge Winners Empower Development Throughout the State

Georgia Tech’s Georgia Smart Communities Challenge (Georgia Smart) empowers local governments to think outside of the box and use innovation to improve their communities. The program pairs Georgia Tech problem solvers with local leaders to identify projects that positively impact Georgians.

Agricultural Technology Research Program researchers Dan Sabo and Judy Song studying drought impact on plants, photo
Agriculture
Innovation
Statewide
Tech Engineers create innovations for the state’s $2.2 billion peanut industry

Tech alumni and students have contributed to innovation that increases yield, streamlines the production process, and improves the bottom line.

Chicken, illustration
Agriculture
Innovation
Central Georgia (Macon)
Engineers Come Home to Roost

Georgia’s homegrown chicken chain Chick-fil-A boasts, “We didn’t invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich.” Similarly, the state of Georgia can probably claim, we didn’t invent the chicken, just modern chicken production. Georgia is the top producer of broiler chickens, with 26 billion pounds of chicken meat produced daily. The birds bring in $48 billion to the state economy each year.

Turnipseed Engineering, photo
Agriculture
Innovation
South Georgia (Valdosta)
Building Georgia Jobs Through Infrastructure Expansion

Turnipseed Engineering infrastructure expansion projects lead to job growth. 

Ayanna Howard standing in front of her robot, photo
Education
Innovation
Metro Atlanta
Startup Zyrobotics Creates More Opportunities for Impact

Ayanna Howard's lab launched a company that develops educational technologies for children with differing abilities.