Interim Vice President, Office of Industry Collaboration
Dr. George White is currently the Interim Vice President in the Office of Industry Collaboration at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his BA in Physics from Hampton University, and his M.S. and PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign in Metallurgical Engineering. Dr. White has worked in the microelectronics industry for over 25 years with successful tenures at IBM, Motorola, and the AVX Corporation.
He founded Jacket Micro Devices and served as its Chief Technology Officer, prior to its sale to AVX. In 2006, he was the recipient of the American Electronics Association, Spirit of Endeavor Award as its Technology Innovator of the year.
Dr. White has over 30 US and international patents and has authored numerous publications. In his current capacity, he is working with faculty members and industry partners to develop and sustain a number of strategic initiatives across various technology sectors including Artificial Intelligence, Hypersonics, Biomanufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, Quantum Computing and Trusted Electronics in keeping with the GT vision of establishing a foundation for global leadership in these areas.
Dr. White provides expert support in developing strategies for expansion of the Institute's innovation collaboration with corporations, government and academia to supplement the research enterprise at Georgia Tech.