Research at the GVU Center

The GVU Center at Georgia Tech supports an expansive network of researchers across the institute who are dedicated to advancing the state of the art.

Our mission to foster technology innovation translates into a vast landscape of computing tools and methodologies from more than 75 affiliated labs and research center partners. Countless projects and products result from the visions of diverse, multi-disciplinary teams and have built a foundation for our community and future aspiring technologists.

Our spaces include inventions and ideas such as musical robots, wearable tech, artificially intelligent systems, computer science education frameworks, social media and visual analytics, and a multitude of everyday technology solutions, all engineered through GVU's network.

GVU's 23 core research areas:

Artificial Intelligence ∙ Augmented Reality ∙ Civic Computing ∙ Cognitive Science ∙ Collaborative Work ∙ Educational Technologies ∙ Gaming ∙ Graphics and Animation ∙ Health Informatics ∙ Human-Computer Interaction ∙ Information Visualization ∙ International Development ∙ Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing ∙ Music Technology ∙ New Media ∙ Online Communities ∙ Perception ∙ Requirements Engineering ∙ Robotics ∙ Social Computing ∙ Virtual Reality ∙ Wearables

Programs:

  • The biannual GVU Research Showcase offers first-hand experiences with experts and their latest work.
  • Our Industry Partners Program allows for collaboration among our experts and professionals seeking new ways to innovate in their sectors.
  • The GVU Research and Engagement Grants Program seeds new or ongoing projects that address critical needs in people-focused computing.
  • Resource labs include the Prototyping Lab, App Lab, and Usability Lab, all designed to advance capabilities and research agendas of the community.
  • The annual GVU Graduate Awards Program, including the James D. Foley Scholarship and the GVU Distinguished Master's Student Award, recognizes top graduate researchers and their technological contributions.

Affiliated Labs

Computing technology research takes on many forms in the GVU Center, whether it's deciphering the social media stratosphere, putting Atlanta's wider public transit information at your fingertips, reimagining digital storytelling, improving sustainable urban farms, or a score of other high-concept applications and prototypes that are advancing how technology impacts our lives.

Many of our researchers direct research initiatives and labs that are solving grand-scale challenges in technology for society's immediate and long-term needs. Through the collaborative and dynamic environments at Georgia Tech and the GVU Center, they are changing the way technology advances the human condition.

Research Projects

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GVU Resource Labs

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James D. Foley Scholars Program

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Research and Engagement Grants

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