Features

Closeup on Interactive Computing Research
Got your remote control handy? Lately the College of Computing has been burning up the hot lights on both TV and the Web. During Fall 2010, a host of researchers from the School of Interactive Computing were featured on CNN, Discovery Channel and in...  Read more
Getting To the Next Level: Zvi Galil Talks About His Plans for the College of Computing
On July 1, 2010, Zvi Galil became the third John P. Imlay Jr. Dean of Computing at Georgia Tech. Previously Galil served as president of Tel Aviv University in Israel and Morris and Alma A. Schapiro Dean of Engineering at Columbia University.Why...  Read more
Career Solution
Behind Dick Lipton’s ready smile, his brain is working, ever on the lookout for problems to tackle.“I’ve always been willing to be a problem solver, even to solve everyday problems,” Lipton says. “I really appreciate the joy of discovering...  Read more
Leading the Field
It’s pretty tough to stand out as an undergraduate in the College of Computing.  The computer science and computational media programs are full of talented, intelligent and focused young adults working hard and preparing themselves for...  Read more
Jovial Production
UPDATE: Atlanta, Nov. 18, 2012 - Joy Buolamwini has been named a Rhodes Scholar. Having graduated from Georgia Tech in Spring 2012 with a B.S. in computer science, she will attend the University of Oxford, where she plans to pursue degrees in...  Read more
Merging Humanity with Technology
Daniel Stensland is the son of a Georgia Tech alumnus. Of his two brothers, one is a Tech graduate, the other soon will be. All four Stensland men are Eagle Scouts.Two things were probable for Daniel, who grew up in Kennesaw, Ga.: That he would...  Read more
Making it Her Own
Sometimes life forces you to leap without looking. Cristina Gonzalez is getting good at it.Back in 2003, when she was 12 years old and living in her native city of Maracay, Venezuela, Gonzalez watched as her mother came home one day and announced...  Read more
Designing for Dignity
The design of mobile technologies often centers on consumption and the immediacy of connection: the newest device as part of a hip lifestyle connected to friends and socializing, the latest services for an on-the-move business person making...  Read more
Locked in No Longer
In Melody Moore Jackson’s BrainLab, there are items one doesn’t expect to find in computing research. Like a washer and dryer, and a healthy supply of towels. A three-dimensional printer. An area sectioned off with furniture as a living room,...  Read more
Great Expectations
When Mary Jean Harrold graduated from high school in West Virginia, she was the top math student in her class. The other high performers in math—all young men—were encouraged to go into engineering. School officials advised Harrold to become a...  Read more