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GT Sports Innovation Symposium 2.0

For the second year in a row Georgia Tech hosted a semi-private gathering bringing together Georgia Tech, the Atlanta professional teams, and corporate partners to create an increased awareness...

Super Bowl LIII ‘Shark Tank’ hosted at GT

The 4th annual NFL 1st and Future competition was hosted at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia on February 2, 2019, the day before Super Bowl LIII.  1st and Future is the NFL's...

GT Sports Innovation Hackathon

The 2018 Georgia Tech Sports Innovation Challenge was a 24-hour hackathon, which invited innovators to accept challenges of transforming ideas for sports technology into reality. Twenty-four teams...

Protecting the Brain - NCAA

In 2016, Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson became chair of the NCAA Board of Governors, the NCAA’s highest governing authority. In April, the board increased its emphasis on the...

Measuring Joint Sounds in Sports

Musculoskeletal Sound Analysis study.  Thanks to funding from DARPA’S Warrior Web program to develop wearable technologies for soldier rehabilitation, and the Smart and Connected Health program...

Sports Physiology: Optimizing the Human Machine!

The Exercise Physiology Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, directed by Dr. Mindy Millard-Stafford examines nutritional and training interventions that improve sport performance. Her group...

GT Engineers Magazine – Sports Issue

Outstanding faculty members and alumni are making an impact on athletics with their research endeavors.  This issue of ‘GT Engineers’ highlights a wide range of Sports Innovation efforts across...

For the Fans – Augmented Reality at SunTrust Park with Atlanta Braves

Georgia Tech is partnering with the Atlanta Braves to enhance the fan experience at SunTrust Park.  Georgia Tech's Interactive Media Technology Center (IMTC) is using augmented reality to give...

NCAA Basketball Championship - How to Beat the Odds

Using machine learning and computational techniques to predict a winning bracket.

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men’s basketball tournament is one of the...

GT Baseball Analytics

As NCAA tournament begins, Georgia Tech relies on analytics

The reasons for Georgia Tech’s ascension from back-to-back seasons without NCAA tournament berths to the No. 3 seed in the entire...

Biomechanical Symmetry Assessment

A Georgia Tech basketball player was brought in to see Dr. Young-Hui Chang in the Comparative Neuromechanics Lab for testing to assess biomechanical symmetry in the legs while making routine...

Intuitive physics ‘IQ’

A Georgia Tech basketball player was brought in to see Dr. Young-Hui Chang in the Comparative Neuromechanics Lab for testing to measure his level of intuitive physics ‘IQ’. Intuitive physics can...

Soft Material Enabled Biosensors and Bioelectronics

Research in the field of biomedical science and bioengineering focusing on the fundamental and applied aspects of biomolecular interactions, soft materials, and nano-microfabrication for the...

Consistency assessment in biomechanical force generation in running

This research was funded by the National Science Foundation to study how humans control their legs and joints to make immediate compensations during locomotion. In this study, Dr. Young-Hui Chang...

Flexible electronics are circuits and systems that can be bent, folded, stretched or conformed without losing their functionality. These electronics involves a mix of elements such as logic,...

Aaron Young and Greg Sawicki approach robotics from different angles, but they share the same goal- they want to develop wearable robotic devices that can help people maintain or increase their...

GT Football Catapult

Picture a football player coming back from a torn knee ligament. To judge whether he’s ready to get back on the field, the standard evaluation might entail a medical examination and testing,...

Pitch Analytics Baseball

Pitch by pitch this fall, Jonathan Hughes fired his four-seam fastball in the Georgia Tech bullpen. With each toss, a readout of the Georgia Tech senior’s spin efficiency popped up on an iPad....

Strength and conditioning has become a data-driven enterprise. Innovative devices and software help coaches understand their athletes’ limits, monitor progress and assist in recovery. They’ve...

Rob Kischuk looks back on a defining moment in his entrepreneurial journey.

As a Georgia Tech engineering student, Rob Kischuk (ECE, ’00) was the quintessential man about campus. After...

So esports, or electronic sports, have arrived. Want proof? Recent ABC telecasts aired Overwatch videogame matches on Saturday mornings – prime time for major sports specials – and the esports...