Georgia Tech is home to more than 2,500 faculty members who conduct research in hundreds of different areas. Most of our faculty members have established roIes in one or more of the 10 Interdisciplinary Research Institutes (IRIs), bringing them together from different disciplines to address topics of strategic importance to Georgia Tech. 

Interdisciplinary Research Contacts

Parker H. Petit Institute for 
Bioengineering and Bioscience

Andrés J. García
Executive Director
Email Andrés J. García

Institute for Data Engineering 
and Science

Srinivas Aluru
Executive Director
Email Srinivas Aluru

Institute for Electronics 
and Nanotechnology

Michael Filler
Interim Executive Director
Email Michael Filler

Strategic Energy Institute

Suzy Briggs
Director of Business Development
Email Suzy Briggs

Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute

Thomas Kurfess
Executive Director
Email Thomas Kurfess

Institute for Materials

Eric Vogel
Executive Director
Email Eric Vogel

Institute for People and Technology

Michael Best
Executive Director
Email Michael Best

Renewable Bioproducts Institute

Carson Meredith
Executive Director
Email Carson Meredith

Institute for Robotics and 
Intelligent Machines

Seth Hutchinson
Executive Director
Email Seth Hutchinson

Brook Byers Institute for 
Sustainable Systems

Beril Toktay
Interim Executive Director
Email Beril Toktay

Research News Contact

Communications and News 
Media Contact

Georgia Parmelee
Director of Research Communications
Email Georgia Parmelee