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Georgia Tech faculty with work relevant to the Internet of Things space:
David McDowell

David McDowell

Executive Director

Institute for Materials

David McDowell
Carter N. Paden Jr. Distinguished Chair in Metals Processing and Regents' Professor Mechanics of Materials Executive Director, Institute for Materials
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
mechanics of materials, computer-aided engineering and design

Regents’ Professor and Carter N. Paden, Jr. Distinguished Chair in Metals Processing, Dave McDowell joined Georgia Tech in 1983 and holds a dual appointment in the GWW School of Mechanical Engineering and in the School of Materials Science and Engineering.  He served as Director of the Mechanical Properties Research Laboratory from 1992-2012.  In 2012 he was named Founding Director of the Institute for Materials (IMat), one of Georgia Tech’s Interdisciplinary Research Institutes charged with...

Leon McGinnis

Leon McGinnis

Professor Emeritus

School of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Leon McGinnis
Professor Emeritus
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
logistics systems, performance assessment models, development of integrated computational tools

Leon McGinnis is a Professor Emeritus at Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering. Dr. McGinnis received the BSIE from Auburn University, and the MSIE and PhD from North Carolina State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Georgia.

Dr. McGinnis has been a leader in developing and administering industry-focused and interdisciplinary education and research programs at Georgia Tech. He helped establish the Material Handling Research Center in...

John McIntyre

John McIntyre

Executive Director

GT CIBER

John McIntyre
Executive Director, GT CIBER; Professor
Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Areas of Expertise: 
strategy, comparative management, technology transfer, international political economy, regional economic integration

Dr.  John R. McIntyre, is   founding  Director  of the Georgia Tech CIBER,  professor of management  (Strategy  Area)  in the College of Management  with a courtesy appointment in  international relations in the Georgia Tech’s   Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. He received his graduate education at Northeastern University, completing his Ph.D. at the University of Georgia.  Prior to joining Georgia Tech in September 1981, he was Research Associate for International Management at the...

Gary McMurray

Gary McMurray

IRIM Associate Director of Industry; Division Chief of Food Processing Technology

Georgia Tech Research Institute

Gary McMurray
IRIM Associate Director of Industry; Division Chief of Food Processing Technology
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Areas of Expertise: 
mechanics, systems

Gary McMurray has led the development of advanced robotic systems for the food, transportation and biomedical industries. He is in charge of the GTRI Division that conducts significant industrial research under Georgia's Traditional Industries Program and leads the Division’s efforts for identifying and marketing new research opportunities. McMurray has led research teams that have resulted in commercial systems as well as basic research that is critical to saving the industry millions of...

Shreyes N. Melkote

Shreyes N. Melkote

Morris M. Bryan, Jr. Professorship in Mechanical Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering

Shreyes N. Melkote
Morris M. Bryan, Jr. Professorship in Mechanical Engineering
School of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
manufacturing and tribology, precision machining, fixturing/handling, and hybrid micromachining processes

Dr. Melkote’s research addresses both basic and applied problems in the areas of precision machining, micromachining, and part fixturing/handling. His research in precision machining focuses on the investigation of surface generation mechanisms in processes such as hard turning and grinding. In particular, it is aimed at understanding the role of process variables and material properties on the resulting surface topography, mechanical properties and microstructure and functional properties...

Helena Mitchell

Helena Mitchell

Executive Director

Center for the Advanced Communications Policy

Helena Mitchell
Executive Director
Center for the Advanced Communications Policy
Areas of Expertise: 
broadband and wireless communications, educational technologies, regulatory and legislative policy, emergency/public safety communications, universal service to vulnerable, rural and inner city populations

Helena Mitchell holds an appointment as Regents’ Researcher. Mitchell is the first in the Ivan Allen College to be awarded this title. The Regents' Researcher title represents the highest academic status bestowed by the Board of Regents, which governs the University System of Georgia. It is in recognition of substantial, significant, and an ongoing record of scholarly achievement that has earned high national esteem over a sustained period. The title is awarded upon the unanimous...

Sabyasachi Mitra
Senior Associate Dean of Programs and Professor
Scheller School of Business
Areas of Expertise: 
IT Security Management, Business Analytics, Electronic Commerce, IT Governance, Outsourcing and Planning, Design Science and IT Infrastructure Design

Saby Mitra is Professor of Information Technology Management. From 2007 to 2013, he was the faculty director of the Executive MBA program at Georgia Tech. He also held the William H. Anderson II Term Professorship from 2010 - 2012. His current research interests include IT Security and Business Continuity, Business Analytics, IT Governance, Outsourcing and Planning, electronic commerce and digital marketing, and IT infrastructure design. His research has appeared or forthcoming in several...

Benoit Montreuil

Benoit Montreuil

Professor

Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Benoit Montreuil
Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Chair and Professor; Director, Physical Internet Center
Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
developing concepts, methodologies and technologies for creating, optimizing, transforming and enabling businesses and value creation networks to thrive

Benoit Montreuil is the Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Chair in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. Dr. Montreuil will be leading Georgia Tech's initiatives to develop the cutting edge knowledge required to design and operate the globally emerging "physical Internet." 

His main research interests lie in developing concepts, methodologies and technologies for creating, optimizing, transforming and enabling businesses and value...

Vincent Mooney
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering; Adjunct Professor, School of Computer Science
Georgia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
Hardware Security; Computer-Aided Design; Hardware/Software Codesign; and Real-Time Operating Systems

Dr. Vincent Mooney is an Associate Professor in the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Computer Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Faculty Council for the Institute for Information Security and Privacy (IISP), an Interdisciplinary Research Institute (IRI) at Georgia Tech. From July 2008 to July 2011 he was on leave of absence from Georgia Tech and lived in Singapore as a Visiting Associate Professor in...

Beth Mynatt, Ph.D.
Regents and Distinguished Professor, College of Computing; Director, Institute for People and Technology (IPaT), Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Tech College of Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
Human-Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous Computing, Health Informatics

Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt is the Executive Director of Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology (IPaT), a Distinguished Professor in the Georgia Tech College of Computing, and the Director of the Everyday Computing Lab. She investigates the design and evaluation of health information technologies including creating personalized mobile technology for supporting breast cancer patients during their cancer journey, evaluating mobile sensing and mHealth engagement for pediatric epilepsy...

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