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Greatness Achieved: HackGT 2014
Greatness Achieved: HackGT 2014They came, they hacked, they celebrated. HackGT invited more than a thousand students to “Expect Greatness,” and more than 800 students representing 107 universities rose to the challenge: Build products to improve the...  Read more
DCI Teaches the Teacher for Benefit of Tech Undergraduates
Although the Division of Computing Instruction (DCI) advances the development, competence and professional standing of the College of Computing's instructors and lecturers, its real beneficiaries are Georgia Tech students. Students cannot miss the...  Read more
College of Computing Remembers Mary Jean Harrold
 Professor Mary Jean Harrold, recognized as one of the world’s leading softwareengineers as well as a fierce advocate for broadening participation in computing, died following a battle with cancer on Thursday, Sept. 19.About two dozen of...  Read more
Gracehopper 2012
GT Women in Computing: Get their own stories in their own words—right hereWomen have been at the center of Georgia Tech's computing curriculum literally since the beginning—the Institute's first information science degree (an M.S.) was awarded...  Read more
Dream. Encode. : GT Computing inspires 2012 grad Connie Chen to be more
Dream. Encode. GT Computing Inspires 2012 Grad Connie Chen to Be More What does it mean to “Be More”? First, take any discipline – biology, finance, media, health, engineering, art. Now add computing. Voila--you get more. Every time. What...  Read more
The Knowledge Business: Fujimoto Opening New Markets as CSE Chair
Regents’ Professor Richard Fujimoto is the founding chair of the School of Computational Science & Engineering (CSE), having served as CSE’s leader since it was formally created as a division in 2005 and continuing as chair after it was...  Read more
Box Seats in Atlanta: Fortnow Poised to Take School of CS to the Show
On July 1, 2012, Lance Fortnow took the helm as chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Computer Science, bringing with him three decades of experience as a theoretical computer scientist. Educated at MIT and Cornell, Fortnow specializes in computational...  Read more
Entrepreneur at Any Age
The life of an undergrad in computing at Georgia Tech can be quite demanding, forcing many to choose just two from the three proverbial options of the college experience: good grades, a social life and adequate sleep.But Ajai Karthikeyan, a...  Read more
Everyday Computing: Beth Mynatt’s Quest for Usable Ubiquity
In 1998, when Beth Mynatt started work as an eager assistant professor at the College of Computing, she got in trouble because she wanted to be mundane. More precisely, she wanted to study the mundane activities of life and how computing could...  Read more
An Agile Architecture: Hyesoon Kim Looks to Combine CPUs & GPUs
Growing up in Korea, Hyesoon Kim wanted to know how things worked."How does a valve work? How does a gear work?" she remembers asking herself. "I liked those questions a lot."Kim also was interested in math and science. As an undergraduate at Korea...  Read more