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 Institutes

Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience

Andrés J. García
Executive Director
Email Andrés J. García | Website

Institute for Data Engineering
and Science

Srinivas Aluru
Executive Director
Email Srinivas Aluru | Website

Institute for Electronics
and Nanotechnology

Michael Filler
Interim Executive Director
Email Michael Filler | Website

Strategic Energy Institute

Suzy Briggs
Director of Business Development
Email Suzy Briggs | Website

Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute

Thomas Kurfess
Executive Director
Email Thomas Kurfess | Website

Institute for Materials

Eric Vogel
Executive Director
Email Eric Vogel | Website

Institute for People and Technology

Michael Best
Executive Director
Email Michael Best | Website

Renewable Bioproducts Institute

Carson Meredith
Executive Director
Email Carson Meredith | Website

Institute for Robotics and
Intelligent Machines

Seth Hutchinson
Executive Director
Email Seth Hutchinson | Website

Brook Byers Institute for
Sustainable Systems

Beril Toktay
Interim Executive Director
Email Beril Toktay | Website

Research News

Communications and News 
Media Contact

Shelley Wunder-Smith
Director, Research Communications
Email Shelley Wunder-Smith