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Georgia Tech faculty with work relevant to the Internet of Things space:
Sonia Chernova
Assistant Professor
School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
machine learning, human robot interactions, artificial intelligence, robotics

Dr. Sonia Chernova is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech, where she directs the Robot Autonomy and Interactive Learning research lab. Chernova received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, and held positions as a Postdoctoral Associate at the MIT Media Lab and as Assistant Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute prior to joining Georgia Tech. Chernova’s research focuses on developing robots that are able...

Russell Clark

Russell Clark

Associate Director

Research Network Operations Center

Russell Clark
Associate Director, Research Network Operations Center (GT-RNOC)
College of Computing, School of Computer Science
Areas of Expertise: 
mobile development, networking, and network development

Dr. Russell Clark, a senior research scientist in Georgia Tech's School of Computer Science, engages hundreds of students each semester in mobile development, networking and network development classes. Clark emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry involvement in student projects and apps. He is the associate director of the Georgia Tech Research Network Operations Center, which encourages research efforts across campus, and principal leader of the Convergence Innovation...

Jennifer Clark

Jennifer Clark

Associate Professor

School of Public Policy

Jennifer Clark
Associate Professor
School of Public Policy
Areas of Expertise: 
economic development, manufacturing, industrial districts, innovation

Jennifer Clark is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Director of the Center for Urban Innovation in the Ivan Allen College. Her research focuses on regional economic development, manufacturing, industrial districts and innovation.  Dr. Clark publishes research on the development and diffusion of regional policies and their effect on cities and their economic resilience.

Her first book, Remaking Regional Economies: Power, Labor, and Firm Strategies in the...

Baratunde Cola
Associate Professor, Heat Transfer, Combustion and Energy Systems
George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
Heat Transfer, Combustion and Energy Systems and Micro and Nano Engineering: Thermal management of electronics, energy transport and conversion at the nanoscale, and applications of carbon nanotubes.

Dr. Cola is currently focused on understanding and designing thermal transport and energy conversion in nanostructures and devices – particularly those based on carbon nanotubes or polymers. His group develops tools to characterize thermal transport across several orders of scale for this purpose. His research interests also include scalable fabrication of organic and organic-inorganic hybrid nanostructures for novel technological use. These technologies include thermal interface materials,...

Jonathan S. Colton

Jonathan S. Colton

Professor

School of Mechanical Engineering

Jonathan S. Colton
Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
design and manufacturing, polymers and polymer composites, processing techniques, micro-molding, injection molding, filament winding, resin transfer molding

Dr. Colton's research interests are in the areas of design and manufacturing, focusing on polymers and polymer composites. Processing techniques, such as micro-molding, injection molding, filament winding, resin transfer molding and the like, are studied and used to fabricate these devices and products, such as smart composite structures.

The design of processing techniques and equipment for metamaterials also are being studied with applications being dielectric materials for...

Thomas Conte

Thomas Conte

Professor

School of Computer Science

School of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Thomas Conte
Professor
School of Computer Science, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
computer architecture and compiler optimization, manycore architectures, microprocessor architectures, back-end compiler code generation, architectural performance evaluation, embedded computer system architectures

Tom Conte holds a joint appointment in the Schools of Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research is in the areas of computer architecture and compiler optimization, with emphasis on manycore architectures, microprocessor architectures, back-end compiler code generation, architectural performance evaluation and embedded computer system architectures.

Dr. Conte is the Vice President for Publications of the IEEE Computer...

Ed Coyle

Ed Coyle

Arbutus Chair for the Integration of Research and Education

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ed Coyle
Arbutus Chair for the Integration of Research and Education; Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar; Director, Arbutus Center for the Integration of Research and Education
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
digital signal processing

Edward J. Coyle received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 1978, and master's and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University in 1980 and 1982. From 1982 through 2007, he was a faculty member at Purdue University, where he served at various times as assistant vice provost for research, co-director of the Center for Wireless Systems and Applications, and co-founder of both the Vertically-Integrated Projects...

Sauvik Das
Assistant Professor
School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), data science and cybersecurity

Dr. Sauvik Das is an Assistant Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research, which intersects HCI, data science and cybersecurity, aims to empower people with novel security systems that mitigate costs of time, effort and social capital. His work has won three best paper and best paper honorable mention awards at premier venues in HCI (UbiComp 2013, CHI 2016 and 2017) as well as an Honorable Mention for the NSA’s Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper...

Suman Das
Morris M. Bryan, Jr. Chair in Mechanical Engineering for Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Georgia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
manufacturing, mechanics of materials, bioengineering, and micro and nano engineering, advanced manufacturing and materials processing of metallic, polymeric, ceramic, and composite materials for applications in life sciences, propulsion, and energy.

Professor Das directs the Direct Digital Manufacturing Laboratory and Research Group at Georgia Tech. His research interests encompass a broad variety of interdisciplinary topics under the overall framework of advanced design, prototyping, direct digital manufacturing, and materials processing particularly to address emerging research issues in life sciences, propulsion, and energy. His ultimate objectives are to investigate the science and design of innovative processing techniques for...

Reginald DesRoches

Reginald DesRoches

Chair and Professor

School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Reginald DesRoches
Karen and John Huff School Chair and Professor
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
earthquake engineering, structural engineering, smart materials

Reginald DesRoches is the Karen and John Huff School Chair, and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His primary research interests are design of buildings and critical infrastructure under earthquake loads, and seismic risk assessment. He has a particular interest in mitigating the impacts of earthquakes in the Caribbean and Western Africa. He has published over 200 articles in the general area of earthquake engineering and seismic risk...

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