Georgia Tech's Institute For People and Technology (ipat)

Georgia Tech's Institute For People and Technology (ipat)
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The Institute for People and Technology connects industry, government and non-profit leaders with Georgia Tech's world-class researchers in an effort to transform five vital sectors of society: media, health, education, enterprises, and humanitarian systems. By integrating academic and applied research through living labs and multidisciplinary projects, IPaT delivers real world solutions that balance people's needs with the possibilities of new technologies.

Catherine Wilson/New America Though the impact our digital habits have on mental health may be increasingly grabbing the spotlight, there’s less talk about how these same technologies may one day be used to revolutionize how we treat mental illness. On Sept. 28, Future Tense convened leading researchers in the field to discuss the ways technology...

SimTigrate Design Lab at Georgia Tech has partnered with an Atlanta-area HIV care center to design a new, client-centered space that will support greater collaboration of the care team. The layout of Positive Impact Health Centers' (PIHC) new location will improve coordination and communication of care between departments, and increase the amount...

Three School of Interactive Computing Ph.D. students were selected to participate in the Rising Stars in EECS 2017 workshop at Stanford University on Nov. 5-7 of this year. Tesca Fitzgerald (Computer Science), Vivian Chu (Robotics), and Maia Jacobs (Human-Centered Computing) will participate in the workshop, which aims to bring together top senior...

Campus and Community Science and Technology Georgia Tech’s executive vice president for research meets with national media to discuss federal funding and scientific research. As political leaders discuss funding priorities and the role of higher education, Georgia Tech joined other top universities to discuss with national media the importance of...

Advanced analytics – from big data, to machine learning, to cognitive computing -- is poised to and, in many cases, already is transforming enterprises in fundamental ways. Analytics is both an enabler and driver of enterprise transformation. The objective of this special issue is twofold – (i) to publish rigorous and innovative research on the...

ATLANTA – The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a generous donation of 77 smartphones and tablets from Verizon as part of a partnership to improve breast cancer patient experience. Powered by Verizon’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, the devices will be used to help researchers develop a personalized and adaptive support tool...

Making Smart Communities: Streamlining Research, Development, and Deployment by Jennifer Clark, Center for Urban Innovation On March 16, 2017, I was invited by the US House Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection to provide expert testimony about the importance of smart communities to commerce and...

Georgia Institute of Technology’s Lauren Wilcox, an assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing, recently received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for her research investigating how computational tools can be designed and developed to support collaborative generation and management of everyday, health-related data. The...

Health and Medicine “Liberate the data.” That was a principal design goal for a team of public-private health care technology collaborators established by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Health Administration to develop a working and scalable proof-of-concept digital health platform (DHP) to support the department’s long-term...

A long-standing dispute at the state capitol may be near its end. Lobbyists for dentists and hygienists say they’ve reached a deal that would give hundreds of thousands of Georgians with low incomes better access to teeth cleanings, including many children. A 2016 Georgia Tech study found 865,000 children on public insurance would have to travel...