April 22, 2013 - To study the effects of improvised explosive devices on soldiers and help provide continuing treatment, researchers have developed a sensor system that measures the physical environment of an explosion and collects data that can correlate what the soldier experienced with long-term outcomes.
April 10, 2013 - The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is developing integrated hardware devices that simulate sensors potentially present on enemy UAVs. The technology is expected to be used to gauge the effectiveness of U.S. countermeasures against enemy drones.
April 2, 2013 - Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have won a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract to develop three-dimensional chip cooling technology able to handle heat loads as much as ten times greater than systems commonly used today.
March 29, 2013 - A research team has developed an ultra-compact passive true time delay device that could help reduce the size, complexity, power requirements and cost of phased array designs. The patent-pending device takes advantage of the difference in speed between light and sound to create nanosecond signal delays needed for beam steering.
February 21, 2013 - A new study provides details of the structure and tissue properties of the unique adhesion system used by remora fish to attach themselves to sharks and other marine animals. The information could lead to a new engineered reversible adhesive that could be used to create pain- and residue-free bandages, attach sensors to objects in aquatic or military reconnaissance environments, replace surgical clamps and help robots climb.
January 16, 2013 - Researchers at Georgia Tech are major players in a team that will develop an advanced prosthetic socket system that could offer better comfort, functionality and mobility for military-veteran amputees.
January 16, 2013 - A research team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is developing an airborne testing capability for sensors, communications devices and other airborne payloads. This aerial test bed, called the GTRI Airborne Unmanned Sensor System (GAUSS), is based on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made by Griffon Aerospace and modified by GTRI.
December 12, 2012 - A device designed by engineers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is part of the Hurricane Imaging Radiometer (HIRAD), an experimental airborne system developed by the Earth Science Office at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.
July 25, 2012 - A research team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has developed a software tool that enables users to perform in-depth analysis of modeling and simulation data, then visualize the results on screen. The new data analysis and visualization tool offers improved ease of use compared to similar tools, the researchers say, and could be readily adapted for use with existing data sets in a variety of disciplines.
Georgia Tech Startup Secures Department of Defense Funding for Development of Cell Delivery Technology
June 13, 2012 - Georgia Tech startup SpherIngenics is using microbead technology to produce protective capsules for the delivery of cell-based therapies. The technology provides an efficient, safe and repeatable delivery method that protects cells from death and migration from the treatment site.
May 2, 2012 - Georgia Tech researchers have developed a prototype radiation-detection system that uses rare-earth elements and other materials at the nanoscale. The system could be used to enhance radiation-detection devices used at ports, border crossings, airports and elsewhere.
March 19, 2012 - A clock accurate to within a tenth of a second over 14 billion years – the age of the universe – is the goal of research being reported this week in the journal Physical Review Letters. The research provides the blueprint for a nuclear clock based on a single thorium ion.
February 15, 2012 - The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) has awarded $8.5 million to a consortium of seven U.S. universities that will work together to determine the best approach for generating quantum memories based on interaction between light and matter.
Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) Receives $1.5 Million to Create Online Collaborative Vehicle Design Capability
January 17, 2012 - The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has received a $1.5 million contract to produce an online environment that would let multiple design teams work together to develop new military vehicles.
November 10, 2011 - Researchers at Georgia Tech are developing new approaches for identifying "insider threats" before an incident occurs. They are creating a suite of algorithms that can detect threats by analyzing massive amounts of computer data for unusual activity.
October 26, 2011 - Georgia Tech researchers have developed a prototype wireless sensor capable of detecting trace amounts of a key ingredient found in many explosives. The low-cost sensors include carbon nanotubes and can be printed on paper.
September 5, 2011 - Georgia Tech and University of Alabama researchers have received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to conduct fundamental research into plasma interactions with the walls of the structures containing them.
May 17, 2011 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has named the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) to lead implementation efforts for the five-year, $10 million Homeland Open Security Technology (HOST) program.
May 15, 2011 - In a project sponsored by the Army Research Laboratory, researchers are giving autonomous robots the ability to work together to explore and map the interiors of buildings. Beyond soldiers, the capability could also help civilian first responders.
April 25, 2011 - GTRI researchers are developing a radar technique they hope will allow them to quickly screen individuals to determine if they have suffered an impairment such as concussion.
February 28, 2011 - Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are developing a solid composite material to help cool small, powerful microelectronics used in defense systems. The new material is composed of silver and diamond.
February 14, 2011 - Researchers are a step closer to automating sedation in hospital intensive care units. They have developed control algorithms that use clinical data to accurately determine a patient's level of sedation and can notify medical staff if the level changes.
December 9, 2010 - Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are sharing results of advanced file-format recognition research with The National Archives of the United Kingdom. The effort could enhance worldwide capability to manage the vast array of file formats.
November 30, 2010 - A five-year project led by the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a novel approach to space electronics that could change how space vehicles and instruments are designed. The new capabilities are based on silicon-germanium technology.
November 22, 2010 - To avoid some of the design challenges involved in creating micro-scale air vehicles that mimic the flapping of winged insects or birds, Georgia Tech researchers propose using flexible wings that are driven by a simple sinusoidal flapping motion.
November 8, 2010 - Georgia Tech researchers are engaged in a $100 million DARPA program to fit a high performance petaflop computer into a single rack just 24 inches wide and power it with a fraction of the electricity consumed by comparable current machines.
October 12, 2010 - Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are showing the U.S. Army an advanced approach to enabling autonomous collaboration among dissimilar robotic vehicles.
October 4, 2010 - GTRI has created a new Cyber Technology and Information Security Laboratory (CTISL) to apply GTRI's broad expertise and systems engineering experience in cyber-related research to a wide range of information security issues.
September 9, 2010 - Georgia Tech researchers have published the first detailed examination of robot deception. They developed algorithms that allow a robot to determine whether it should deceive, and help the robot select the best deceptive strategy to avoid getting caught.
August 17, 2010 - Georgia Tech researchers are investigating whether the power of graphics processing units might change the security landscape worldwide -- compromising a critical part of the world’s cyber-security infrastructure: password protection.
August 17, 2010 - Researchers at GTRI have developed a system that will accelerate high-energy laser development and reduce the time required to make them operational for national security purposes.
July 27, 2010 - A team consisting primarily of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology has completed a new book on radar technology aimed at both students and professionals.
July 27, 2010 - Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are helping the U.S. military analyze and develop the advantages of open-source software -- programs that make their source code open to others so it can be changed and improved.
July 18, 2010 - A new vaccine-delivery patch based on hundreds of microscopic needles that dissolve into the skin could allow persons without medical training to painlessly administer vaccines – while providing improved immunization against diseases such as influenza.
May 20, 2010 - The work discussed at the conference will impact issues related to biological imaging and sensing, as well as photovoltaics and lighting.
December 11, 2009 - A national competition aimed at quickly locating 10 red weather balloons tethered at locations across the United States has netted a second-place finish for a Georgia Tech team -- along with a set of new insights into the use of social networks for gathering information.
December 1, 2009 - Georgia Tech was awarded a $10.5 million U.S. Air Force Center of Excellence to design nanostructures for energy harvesting and adaptive materials, and to develop tools to optimize critical cognitive processes of the modern warfighter.
October 13, 2009 - A new crew survivability concept that would build military vehicles around a protected personnel compartment and use a sacrificial â€œblast wedgeâ€ to absorb energy from improvised explosive devices could improve safety for the occupants of future light armored patrol vehicles.
September 7, 2009 - The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) demonstrated two cargo container security systems at a recent event sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
August 12, 2009 - GTRI has released an open-source version of its popular FalconView software. The program displays topographical maps, aeronautical charts, satellite images and other maps, along with overlay tools that can be displayed on any map background.
July 9, 2009 - Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are developing a novel material for transferring heat away from ultra-high-power defense electronics. The exotic material is a composite of diamond and copper.
July 1, 2009 - When the U.S. Air Force found that one of its key combat aircraft needed more protection from an enemy missile threat, a multidisciplinary team from the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) went into action.
June 24, 2009 - Georgia Tech researchers are developing programming tools to enable engineers in the defense industry to utilize the processing power of GPUs without having to learn the complicated programming language required to use them directly.
May 26, 2009 - The new Georgia Tech Center for Advanced Bioengineering for Soldier Survivability is working to quickly move tools that are clinically valuable, safe and effective from laboratories to use in military trauma centers.
May 14, 2009 - Researchers at Georgia Tech have built a test facility to evaluate and enhance sensors designed to detect buried land mines. The automated system measures the response of electromagnetic induction sensors against land mines buried at many possible angles.
May 4, 2009 - The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and its applied-research emphasis are vital to Georgia Tech's mission, and the current support and collaboration between GTRI and the university's academic units will continue to grow, President G.P. "Bud" Peterson said recently.
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January 22, 2009 - Engineers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are helping to protect unmanned aerial vehicles by learning how to control their acoustic emissions.
October 14, 2008 - Research presented at the INFORMS Annual Meeting describes an easier and more accurate method to predict the remaining useful life of mechanical and electronic equipment, while significantly improving maintenance operations and spare parts logistics.
October 6, 2008 - Researchers have developed a low-cost, high-resolution imaging system that can be attached to a helicopter to create a complete and detailed picture of an area devastated by a hurricane or other natural disaster. The resulting visual information can be used to estimate the number of storm refugees and assess the need for health and humanitarian services.
September 29, 2008 - Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are developing innovative honeycomb structures that could make possible a new approach to noise reduction in aircraft.
August 6, 2008 - The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security to lead and coordinate a new initiative that will develop foundational research in massive data analysis and visual analytics.
July 31, 2008 - The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has won a contract to support development of a roadmap designed to improve the testing and evaluation of unmanned and autonomous systems for the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).
June 25, 2008 - Researchers have shown that a new class of ultraviolet photodiode could help meet the U.S. military's pressing requirement for compact, reliable and cost-effective sensors to detect anthrax and other bioterrorism agents in the air.
June 20, 2008 - The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a contract to help develop 'intelligent binoculars' that mimic the low-level image processing done by the human brain.
June 16, 2008 - The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has received a $4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to redesign critical modules used in thousands of military air traffic control radios. The work will extend the life of these radios, which were first fielded in 1968.
April 9, 2008 - Researchers at Georgia Tech have discovered why rocket engines are occasionally destroyed by mysterious waves of sound. The new imaging techniques allow scientists to observe and understand the destructive waves.
January 29, 2008 - A rapid, non-disruptive and less expensive method to decontaminate bioterrorism hazards has been developed. Flat panels producing X-rays and ultraviolet-C light kill anthrax spores, even hidden ones, in two to three hours without lingering effects.
December 18, 2007 - Tiny copper structures with pores at both the nanometer and micron size scales could play a key role in the next generation of detonators used to improve the reliability, reduce the size and lower the cost of certain military munitions.
November 21, 2007 - A new study reveals that as temperatures decreased centuries ago during a period called the Little Ice Age, the number of wars increased, famine occurred and the population declined.
November 6, 2007 - The Sting Racing Team sponsored by Georgia Tech and SAIC reached the semifinals of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Urban Challenge, but did not quality for the final challenge.
August 9, 2007 - The Sting Racing team will be one of 36 teams competing in the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's (DARPA) Urban Challenge this fall.
April 26, 2007 - A new technique for creating films of barium titanate (BaTiO3) nanoparticles in a polymer matrix could allow fabrication of improved capacitors able to store twice as much energy as conventional devices.
April 2, 2007 - A Georgia Institute of Technology research team has received a $3.5 million grant to use tiny, power-saving analog chips to develop portable communications technology capable of scanning a broad range of radio-frequency (RF) bands for open channels.
February 22, 2007 - Georgia Tech researchers have a created a new satellite technology that allows satellites to blast off with less fuel, opening the door for deep space missions, lower launch costs and more hardware on board.
January 29, 2007 - A new sensor that measures the motion created by sound waves under water could allow the U.S. Navy to develop compact arrays to detect the presence of enemy submarines.
October 23, 2006 - Defense technology program assesses its short courses to strengthen certificates in Antenna Engineering, Electronic Warfare Technology, Infrared & Electro-Optical Technology, Radar Systems, Radar Signal Processing & Techniques, and Modeling & Simulation.
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