Research at Georgia Tech

David Citrin with image generated by terahertz reflectrometry

The secrets of 17th century artists can now be revealed, thanks to 21st century scanners and signal processing that’s helping scientists peer through layers of pigment to see how painters worked.

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Research at Georgia Tech

Advancing at the Intersection

Important discoveries often take place at the intersection of disciplines. Georgia Tech's research enterprise encourages the kinds of multidisciplinary collaboration that makes these advances possible.

We've broken down the barriers between our schools, colleges and interdisciplinary research organizations to provide federal agencies, companies, and philanthropic organizations the results they need from research investments.

 

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Georgia Tech consistently ranks among the top U.S. universities in the volume of research conducted, and and in 2016, we conducted $791 million in research. But addressing critical research challenges isn’t enough. We’re also moving these solutions out into the world through commercialization and technology transfer, creating an innovation ecosystem to benefit stakeholders ranging from students to startup companies.

 

To learn more about the specifics of Georgia Tech research, please visit our research areas page. And for the latest research news, visit our Research Horizons page and subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter.

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