People

People
Georgia Tech faculty with work relevant to the Internet of Things space:
Jonathan Goldman
Principal, Georgia Tech VentureLab and Chairman, IoT Startup Ecosystem Working Group, Georgia Tech Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT)
Enterprise Innovation Institute
Areas of Expertise: 
Technology benchmarking and IP assessment; market assessment, business plan development and financial modeling; venture development and early-stage operations; license agreements; collateral development; product pricing analysis; sales contracts and negotiations; strategic partnering.

Mr. Jonathan Goldman has been active in the Atlanta entrepreneurial community since 1996, serving on the management teams of several telecom and Internet start-ups. He helped co-found the MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta in 2000. Jon began his career as an engineer with Rockwell International working on NASA programs.

Jon returned to VentureLab, after helping cultivate the program just after its inception (2002-2007). During his 5-year tenure at VentureLab, he assisted more than 10...

David Goldsman

David Goldsman

Professor

Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering

David Goldsman
Professor
Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
computer simulation, statistical output analysis, applied probability, ranking and selection, financial engineering, reliability and life testing

Professor Goldsman' s research interests include computer simulation with emphasis on statistical output analysis, applied probability and statistics, ranking and selection, time series analysis, reliability and life testing, and the application of these areas in industrial engineering.

Jill Gostin

Jill Gostin

Deputy Director, ICL

GTRI

Jill Gostin
Principal Research Scientist, Sensors and Electromagnetics Application Laboratory (SEAL)
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Areas of Expertise: 
software test and evaluation, requirements analysis and risk management; testing and assessment, modeling, computer simulation

Jill I. Gostin is a principal research scientist in the Sensors and Electromagnetics Application Laboratory (SEAL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. She is the former Deputy Director of the Information and Communications Laboratory (ICL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). At SEAL, before her ICL appointment, she worked extensively on software test and evaluation, including requirements analysis and risk management; some of her research projects included testing and...

Santiago Grijalva
Georgia Power Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the Advanced Computational Electricity Systems (ACES) Laboratory
Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
power system and computer science

Dr. Santiago Grijalva is Georgia Power Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the Advanced Computational Electricity Systems (ACES) Laboratory at The Georgia Institute of Technology. His expertise is in both power system and computer science. His research is on decentralized power system control, smart grids, energy internet, and future sustainable electricity systems.

He joined Georgia Tech in 2009. He has been principal investigator for...

Randall Guensler
Professor, Transportation Systems Engineering
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
Transportation Planning, Vehicle Activity Monitoring, Air Quality Modeling, Environmental Impact Assessment, and Environmental Policy Analysis

Randall Guensler is a Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. After working for the California Air Resources Board for seven years, and completing his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at the University of California at Davis, Dr. Guensler joined Georgia Tech in 1994. During his years with the State of California, Dr. Guensler worked for four years in Compliance Assistance and for three years in the Executive Office, evaluating the...

Subhro Guhathakurta
Professor, School of City and Regional Planning; and Director, Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization
Areas of Expertise: 
Geographic information systems, Sustainability, Planning support systems, Housing, and International development

Dr. Subhro Guhathakurta joined Georgia Tech in 2011 as the director of the Center for Geographic Information Systems, which is now the Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization. He also is a professor in the School of City and Regional Planning. He was previously associate director of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University (ASU) and among the founding faculty members of ASU’s School of Sustainability.

Professor Guhathakurta was...

James Hamblen

James Hamblen

Professor

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

James Hamblen
Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Georgia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
rapid prototyping with FPGAs, embedded systems, computer architecture, computer-aided design

James Hamblen, a professor in the computer engineering area, joined the Georgia Tech Faculty in 1984 after graduating with his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech. His other degrees include an M.S.E.E. from Purdue University and a B.E.E. from Georgia Tech.

Prior to returning to Georgia Tech to work on his Ph.D., he worked several years in industry. While working on his M.S.E.E. degree he was employed by Wescom Inc. where he worked on the design of a fault-tolerant...

Ayanna Howard
Professor and Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Endowed Chair in Bioengineering
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Georgia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
artificial intelligence, computer vision, and robotics

Dr. Ayanna Howard is an educator, researcher, and innovator. Her academic career is highlighted by her focus on technology development for intelligent agents that must interact with and in a human-centered world, as well as on the education and mentoring of students in the engineering and computing fields. Dr. Howard has made significant contributions in the technology areas of artificial intelligence, computer vision, and robotics. Her published research, currently numbering over 200 peer-...

Jeffery Hu

Jeffery Hu

Associate Professor

Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business

Jeffrey Hu
Associate Professor
Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Areas of Expertise: 
information technology management

Yu Jeffrey Hu is an associate professor at Georgia Institute of Technology’s  Scheller College of Business. He is an expert on big data, electronic commerce, Internet retailing, social media, consumer behavior, and online advertising. He coauthored the first paper on the "Long Tail" phenomenon in Internet markets; he is among the first to measure the effect of social media content on stock markets and the effect of social media promotions on product sales. He has conducted research or...

Michael P. Hunter

Associate Professor

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Michael P. Hunter
Associate Professor
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
transportation operations and design, specializing in adaptive signal control, traffic simulation, freeway geometric design, and arterial corridor operations

Dr. Hunter is an Associate Professor at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His primary teaching and research interests are in transportation operations and design, specializing in adaptive signal control, traffic simulation, freeway geometric design, and arterial corridor operations. Dr. Hunter obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic University (1992), his M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at...

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