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  • With an approval from the Georgia Tech IRB, we are in the process of building and transcribing a corpus of recorded audio interviews with Georgia Tech students. (So far, we have recorded and transcribed 25 interviews, but we aim for over 100 to get enough data for each of the different demographic and political affiliations that interest us.)  We use phonetic software to measure the...

  • This project brings together students of diverse backgrounds and disciplines to tell the story of Atlanta as a global city, and to increase access to global citizenship at Georgia Tech and nationally. We want to document and connect with the individuals and communities that are transforming Atlanta into a global metropolis, such as heritage and immigrant communities, foreign-born residents...

  • Although dialectology is an established field in linguistics, an interdisciplinary research on dialect drawing on cultural studies, media studies, literary theories, history, and other fields is just emerging. To facilitate scholarly research and teaching, our team aims to build a digital resource center of the interdisciplinary research on fangyan media, the media productions...

  • Use design thinking and design behaviors in a team environment to: A: understand campus and community issues using an empathetic approach, B: engage with campus and external community members using a rapid prototyping methodology, and  C: implement change and design interventions that contribute to positive outcomes that create a novel world.

  • Students will be asked to produce a research project or creative project on a topic related to French Arts and Media, broadly defined. This could be a research article to be published in a scholary journal, a translation of a French short story or short essay, an analysis of French & Francophone films, a short documentary on social movements in France, etc. Transnational/comparative...

  • To design, build, defend, and race an open-wheel formula-style vehicle in the annual Formula SAE competition.

  • To design, build, defend, and race a high-performance off-road vehicle in the annual SAE BAJA competition.

  • ** Previous experience with this team is required **

  • To improve health outcomes, nutrition, and general living conditions in developing nations and resource-limited environments through a variety of key technologies. These solutions include: sensors for sanitation in challenging environments, improving access to...

  • Modern electronic devices are powerful but uninspiring; they are ubiquitous but ephemeral. We will design and fabricate devices for music production, gaming, and computing sparked by real-world designs from the past as well as fictional formulations of imagined futures. The black-and-white, utilitarian minimalism of modern laptops and cell phones that blight the aisles of Best Buy with boredom...

  • To produce novel, creative media about recent scientific discoveries and engineering innovations. These include but are not limited to: interactive museum-style exhibitions, online articles and videos, and festival exhibits. Specifically, the team will create one exhibit or demo per semester, and each team member will publish bi-weekly in the online science magazine Charged. ...

  • Electronic sports, known as esports, are experiencing a meteoric rise in popularity thanks in large part to technological advances in network connectivity, game engines, online streaming platforms, and novel fan experience engagements. Over 300 million fans have streamed more than 300 million hours on the Twitch platform alone, and global viewership is now expected to exceed 400 million....

  • This concept builds on a broader notion of psychological resilience or positive adaptation to adverse situations.