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  • The Bits of Good VIP team is closely linked to the Bits of Good student organization. In order to participate in the VIP, you will need to be a member of the BoG student organization, as this is where teams, roles, and training will take place. As a member of VIP, you will have some additional responsibilities to support the assignment of individual grades for the VIP. These may include:...

  • 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...

  • This team focuses on the effects that data are having in shaping education, on how new, rich, educational data sources can be used to improve content, instruction, and learning. Specifically, we look to the vast array of data that can be collected around educational opportunities at Georgia Tech and how those data shape educational practice.

  • As the U.S. population ages, chronic diseases have become more prevalent. This has important implications for society in terms of healthcare costs and quality of life. One such chronic disease is diabetes, which is characterized by elevated levels of blood sugar.  Diabetes exhibits...

  • This is a bi-monthly seminar group that will be run like a Japanese “zemi,” or graduate seminar. Students will be asked to produce a research project or creative project on a topic related to East Asian media, broadly defined. This could be a translation of a Chinese short story, an analysis of Japanese films, a short documentary on social movements in Okinawa, etc. Transnational/comparative...

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  • At Georgia Tech, we live in an incubator for problem solving, scientific inquiry, and technological innovation, but the public at large is surprisingly ignorant about the STEM disciplines. We will build the Georgia Tech Mobile STEM Laboratory - a sustainable and continually growing infrastructure we’ll use to measurably impact this ignorance regionally and nationally. Ultimately, we’ll have...

  • The first goal of the project is to curate the large volumes of data collected by higher education institutions. The team will then develop dashboards and other tools that enable users and decision makers to analyze, understand, and act on...

  • This VIP employs the sidekick model of global social entrepreneurship to leverage market forces to accomplish 3 critical objectives.  The first is to identify superhero local leaders in the global south who have a long track record of success in transforming their communities with social innovation.  The second is to inspire the world about these largely unknown change agents and...

  • The project is an ongoing project focused on designing a hip hop-based innovation archive of educational resources and online courses that is accessed/experienced in three ways: 1) a subscription-based portal of downloadable materials, online courses, and webinars that offer hip hop-based educational resources for use in secondary and post...

  • 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...

  • Design, test, and use systems to enhance student learning in Tech courses by applying techniques that include video and data mining, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and human-computer interfaces.

  • The goal of this VIP course is to get students engaged in the design and deployment of low-cost air quality sensors on the Georgia Tech campus and around Atlanta, in the analysis of the resulting data streams, and in the development of new policies and practices to address poor air quality on campus and beyond. Throughout the VIP, we focus on building strong collaborative research skills,...

  • The EPIC (Exoskeleton and Prosthesis Intelligent Controls) Lab research areas include automation & mechatronics and bioengineering with a focus on the control of powered robotic prostheses and exoskeletons to assist human movement. We implement biological signal processing, intent recognition, and control systems based on EMG and mechanical sensors to improve human-machine capabilities....

  • 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. ...

  • This team turns an athlete’s movements into measurements; their form into figures; and their strides into strategies. We store, analyze and effectively deliver the performance data of GT athletes to the players, trainers and coaches who use it to turn work into wins. ...