Involving policy, service, and leadership in the development of broad-based technological solutions.
Addressing the complex challenges facing many areas of society today involves more than just the application of science and technology. Georgia Tech addresses policy related to crosscutting science, technology, and innovation disciplines.
Georgia Tech’s policy research actively encourages both faculty members and students in science and engineering units to share their research and collaborate on specific societal challenges such as science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) education; advanced manufacturing; and health information technology.
- Information and communications policy
- Human resource and the role of women and minorities in science
- The role of state government in science and technology policy
- Issues of disabilities and technology
- Privacy and security
- Technology policy assessment
- International innovation policy
- Economic development
- Environmental and energy policy
- Philosophy and ethics
- Technology and national security
- Social and urban policy
- Public management and administration
Research Partnerships and Outreach
Policy@Tech is a consortium of Georgia Tech’s policy research centers, with faculty and administrators who have significant government policy experience. The consortium shapes national policy discussions on critical global challenges and facilitates faculty/student interaction with decision-makers.