Robotic Prosthesis Turns Drummer into a 3-Armed Cyborg
Professor Gil Weinberg has already built a band of robotic musicians in his Georgia Tech lab. Now he’s created a robot that can be attached to amputees, allowing its technology to be embedded into humans.
When he enrolled as a Ph.D. student in the College of Computing five years ago, Vijay Balasubramaniyan never expected to become the CEO of one of Atlanta’s hottest young information security companies.
In 1968, Ron Blum and some fellow Lambda Chi Alpha brothers agreed that they needed a mascot. “We decided to add some class and some pizazz to the fraternity—to get a dog,” he said. “I do not remember who decided that a St. Bernard was the dog of choice.” Since then, the fraternity’s house on Techwood Drive has been home to a procession of six giant, lovable canines
Every year, Georgia Tech’s campuswide and major-specific career fairs draw hundreds of employers and thousands of students looking for just the right fit, whether it’s for a permanent, co-op, or internship position.
The disproportionate number of male to female students at Georgia Tech may long have drawn attention — despite the fact that the Institute has established itself as the No. 1 producer of female engineers in the United States. But in reality, those female engineers have been drawing significant attention of their own.
OneBusAway App Now Tracks MARTA Trains in Real Time
The mobile app OneBusAway, which tracks public transportation in real time, now includes arrival times for MARTA trains in addition to the MARTA buses and Georgia Tech shuttles already featured in the app.
Move over Howell Mill Food Truck Park; the Georgia Tech community will soon be able to satisfy its cravings for “meals on wheels” right here on campus. By the end of March, a group of student-selected food trucks will call Tech home.