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.

The first statewide program to support local governments across Georgia with seed funding, technical assistance, and more as they plan and activate smart development. ATLANTA—The Georgia Institute of Technology and its partners are excited to announce the launch of the Georgia Smart Communities Challenge (“Georgia Smart”), open to all communities...

The program will join governments, industry and researchers from across the state and award up to $50,000 in direct funding for each winning project. The State of Georgia is getting proactive to find solutions for government modernization. The Georgia Institute of Technology launched a new initiative Monday that connects local governments with...

On January 30, Elizabeth Mynatt, distinguished professor and executive director of the Institute for People and Technology at Georgia Tech, co-organized and presented at a U.S. congressional briefing on intelligent infrastructure in Washington, D.C. The Computing Research Association sponsored the briefing, along with honorary co-hosts Rep. Lamar...

On a day when President Donald J. Trump is expected to use his State of the Union address to unveil his administration’s plans for nationwide infrastructure investment, a panel representing computing researchers in academia and industry told a group of congressional staffers and other stakeholders that while those infrastructure needs are critical,...

Millie market intelligence portal identifies and analyzes companies associated with selected emerging technologies from publicly available data sources
In his paper, entitled "Visualizing Ecosystems of Hype," Dr. Rahul C. Basole, Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing and the Director of the Tennenbaum Institute at Georgia Tech,...

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...

Elena Gonzalez and Su Jin Lee, researchers at the Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA), recently appeared on a Fulton County Government TV program to discuss social isolation among seniors.
They joined Dr. Pamela Roshell, host of the program “Connect,” to talk about programs for seniors as well as opportunities for...

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...