People

People
Georgia Tech faculty with work relevant to the Internet of Things space:
Doug Bodner
Principal Research Engineer
Georgia Tech Tennenbaum Institute
Areas of Expertise: 
computational analysis and decision support for design, operation and transformation of organizational systems

Dr. Doug Bodner is a principal research engineer with the Tennenbaum Institute, where he leads a research program focusing on computational analysis and decision support for design, operation and transformation of systems and enterprises. This work combines systems engineering, operations research and interactive computing to seek novel solutions to large-scale problems such as cost-performance trade-offs in complex system design and development, efficient logistics for installation of wind...

Ian Bogost

Ian Bogost

Professor

School of Literature, Media, and Communication

Ian Bogost
Professor
School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Areas of Expertise: 
computation as an expressive and cultural practice, with a particular focus on videogames

Dr. Ian Bogost is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing. He also holds an appointment in the Scheller College of Business. Bogost is also a contributing editor at The Atlantic.

He received his PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles. Following a career in software and videogame development, he joined the School of Literature, Media, and Communication in 2004. Bogost's research addresses...

Jason Borenstein

Jason Borenstein

Director, Graduate Research Ethics Programs

School of Public Policy and Office of Graduate Studies

Jason Borenstein
Director, Graduate Research Ethics Programs
School of Public Policy and Office of Graduate Studies
Areas of Expertise: 
bioethics; engineering ethics; research ethics; robot ethics

Jason Borenstein, Ph.D., is the Director of Graduate Research Ethics Programs and Associate Director of the Center for Ethics and Technology.  His appointment is divided between the School of Public Policy and the Office of Graduate Studies.  He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law.  He is also an assistant editor of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics, co-editor of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy’s Ethics and Information...

Oliver Brand

Oliver Brand

Professor

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Oliver Brand
Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
bioengineering, microelectronics/microsystems

Oliver Brand received his diploma degree in Physics from Technical University Karlsruhe, Germany in 1990, and his Ph.D. degree (Doctor of Natural Sciences) from ETH Zurich, Switzerland in 1994. From 1995 to 1997, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Georgia Tech. From 1997 to 2002, he was a lecturer at ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland and deputy director of the Physical Electronics Laboratory (PEL). In January 2003, Dr. Brand joined the Electrical & Computer Engineering faculty at...

Mark Braunstein, M.D.

Mark Braunstein

Professor of the Practice

College of Computing

Mark Braunstein, M.D.
Professor of the Practice; Associate Director, Health Systems Institute
College of Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
health informatics, fostering research and community outreach aimed at the wider and deeper adoption of health information technology to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivery

Dr. Braunstein teaches health informatics as a graduate seminar in the college and as an elective in the Online Masters of Science in Computer Science (OMSCS) program.  His text, Contemporary Health Informatics, was published in the spring of 2014....

Jim Budd

Jim Budd

Professor and Chair

School of Industrial Design

Jim Budd
Professor and Chair
School of Industrial Design
Areas of Expertise: 
interactive product design

Jim Budd is the Chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design. He brings 15 years of academic and research leadership in human-centered, interactive product design, as well as two decades of corporate design experience to the school. Most recently, he was associate professor of industrial and interaction design at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where he headed the Wearables and Interactive Products Lab.

Daniel Castro-Lacouture

Daniel Castro-Lacouture

Associate Professor and Chair

School of Building Construction

Daniel Castro-Lacouture
Associate Professor and Chair
School of Building Construction
Areas of Expertise: 
integration of technology and automation; feasibility of state-of-art emerging alternative energy sources for buildings; evaluation protocols for technology innovations in the built environment

Dr. Daniel Castro-Lacouture is Associate Professor and Chair in the School of Building Construction at Georgia Institute of Technology. His current research centers on defining and implementing performance evaluation protocols for technology innovation in the built environment, such as sustainable construction materials and alternative sources of energy. He received a BSc in Civil Engineering from Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, in 1994, an MSc in Construction Management from The...

Gee-Kung Chang

Gee-Kung Chang

Professor

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gee-Kung Chang
Professor, Byers Eminent Scholar Chair in Optical Networking
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
telecommunications, optics and photonics

Professor Chang earned his bachelor degree in Physics from National Tsinghua University in Taiwan in 1969, and his doctoral degree from the University of California, Riverside, in 1976. He spent the following two years doing postdoctoral research in experimental electron/photon physics at Rutgers and Cornell University. Dr. Chang spent the next 23 years within the Bell Systems in New Jersey—Bell Labs, Bellcore, and Telcordia Technologies where he served in various capacities including...

Polo Chau

Polo Chau

Assistant Professor

College of Computing

Polo Chau
Associate Director, MS in Analytics, Assistant Professor, School of Computational Science & Engineering, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Interactive Computing
College of Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
large-scale machine learning, data mining, visualization, human-computer interaction, fraud detection, cyber security. malware detection

Prof. Duen Horng (Polo) Chau is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Tech's School of Computational Science and Engineering of the College of Computing, and the Associate Director of MS in Analytics program. Polo holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning and a Masters in HCI, both from Carnegie Mellon, and has been working at the intersection of HCI and data mining since 2004, to create scalable, interactive tools for big data analytics. Polo's thesis on bridging HCI and data mining for making sense of...

Sudheer Chava
Professor; Director, Quantitative and Computational Finance (QCF) Program; Area Coordinator, Finance
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Areas of Expertise: 
Credit Risk, Banking and Corporate Finance

Dr. Sudheer Chava received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2003. Prior to that he has an MBA degree from Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore and worked as a fixed income analyst at a leading investment bank in India. He has held academic positions at University of Houston and Texas A&M University before joining Georgia Tech in 2010. Dr. Chava has taught a variety of courses at the undergraduate and master’s level including Derivatives, Risk Management, Valuation, Cases in...

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