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Georgia Tech faculty with work relevant to the Internet of Things space:
Greg Abowd

Gregory Abowd

Distinguished Professor

School of Interactive Computing

Gregory Abowd
Regents' Professor and J.Z. Liang Chair
School of Interactive Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
software engineering, human-computer interaction

Gregory D. Abowd (pronounced AY-bowd) is a Professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. His research interests lie in the intersection between Software Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction. Specifically, Dr.Abowd is interested in ubiquitous computing (ubicomp) and the research issues involved in building and evaluating ubicomp applications that impactour everyday lives. In the College of Computing, he is involved in research with faculty from the GVU Center and the Georgia...

Ian Akyildiz

Ian Akyildiz

Byers Professor

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ian Akyildiz
Byers Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
telecommunications, bioengineering

Ian F. Akyildiz received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany, in 1978, 1981, and 1984, respectively. He is the Ken Byers Professor with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he chairs the telecommunications group and leads the Broadband Wireless Networking Laboratory.

Within the last five years, Dr. Akyildiz has been named to several honorary faculty...

Srinivas Aluru
Professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering, and an Adjunct Professor in the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
high performance computing, large-scale data analysis, bioinformatics and systems biology, combinatorial scientific computing, and applied algorithms

Dr. Srinivas Aluru is a professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He co-directs the Georgia Tech Interdisciplinary Research Institute in Data Engineering and Science (IDEaS), and co-leads the NSF South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub (...

Mostafa Ammar

Mostafa Ammar

Regents' Professor

College of Computing

Mostafa Ammar
Regents' Professor
College of Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
computer network architectures and protocols, distributed computing systems, performance evaluation

Mostafa Ammar received the S.B. and S.M. Degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978 and 1980, respectively and the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1985. For the years 1980-82 he worked at Bell-Northern Research (BNR), first as a Member of Technical Staff and then as Manager of Data Network Planning.

Dr. Ammar's research interests are in the areas of computer network architectures and protocols, distributed...

Annie Antón

Annie Antón

Professor and Chair

School of Interactive Computing

Annie Antón
Professor and Chair
School of Interactive Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
the specification of complete, correct behavior of software systems that must comply with federal privacy and security regulations

Dr. Annie I. Antón is a Professor in and Chair of the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She has served the national defense and intelligence communities in a number of roles since being selected for the IDA/DARPA Defense Science Study Group in 2005-2006. Her current research focuses on the specification of complete,  correct behavior of software systems that must comply with federal privacy and security regulations.  

Antón currently...

Ronald C. Arkin

Ronald C. Arkin

Regents' Professor, Associate Dean

College of Computing

Ronald C. Arkin
Regents' Professor & Director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory Associate, Dean for Research & Space Planning
College of Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
behavior-based reactive control and action-oriented perception for mobile robots and unmanned aerial vehicles, hybrid deliberative/reactive software architectures, robot survivability, multiagent robotic systems, biorobotics, human-robot interaction, robot ethics, and learning in autonomous systems

Ronald C. Arkin received the B.S. Degree from the University of Michigan, the M.S. Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1987. He then assumed the position of Assistant Professor in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he now holds the rank of Regents' Professor and is the Director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory. He also serves as the Associate Dean for Research and Space...

Paul Baker
Senior Director, Research and Strategic Innovation
Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), Georgia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
E-accessibility, higher education policy, e-government, digital government, information technology, telecommunications, communications policy, public policy, disability and accessibility policy, online and virtual communities, telework, e-learning, virtual collaboration, open source, communities of practice, sponsored research, and community development

Dr. Paul M.A. Baker is the Senior Director, Research and Strategic Innovation at the Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), and holds the rank of Principal Research Scientist with the Georgia Institute of Technology. Baker holds a Courtesy Appointment with the School of Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology, and an appointment as Adjunct Professor, with the Centre for Disability Law & Policy at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Previously he was the...

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Enterprise Transformation; Visiting Scholar, Stanford University; and Fellow, Batten Institute, Darden School of Business

Rahul Basole
Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing, Director of the Tennenbaum Institute, and faculty member in the GVU Center at Georgia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
computational enterprise science, information visualization, and strategic decision support

Dr. Rahul C. Basole is an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing, the Director of the Tennenbaum Institute, and a faculty member in the GVU Center at Georgia Tech. He is also a Visiting Scholar in the mediaX/H*STAR Institute at Stanford University and a Batten Fellow in the Darden School of Business. His research and teaching focuses on computational enterprise science, information visualization, and strategic decision support. Current research includes the design,...

Gisele Bennett

Gisele Bennett

Director

Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory

Gisele Bennett
Professor; Director, Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Georgia Tech Research Institute
Areas of Expertise: 
automatic identification technologies (AIT), RFID and optical systems, optical coherence imaging, image formation, computer modeling of optical imaging systems, and decision support systems (DSS)

Dr. Gisele Bennett is the director of the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory, founder of the Logistics and Maintenance Applied Research Center (LandMARC) with the Georgia Tech Research Institute and Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Her areas of interest include; automatic identification technologies using RFID and optical tagging; Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS), and optical coherence and signal processing...

Michael Best

Michael Best

Associate Professor

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Michael Best
Associate Professor
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Interactive Computing
Areas of Expertise: 
information and communication technologies

Dr. Michael L. Best is associate professor at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology where he directs the Technologies and International Development Lab. Dr. Best is director of the PhD Program within the Sam Nunn School. He is also a faculty associate of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Professor Best is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the widely read journal,...

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