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By Frida Carrera

 

After almost a year since the completion of the 2021 InVenture Prize Competition, we caught up with Matt McMullen and Emma Bivings who competed as finalists on the SPOT Harness team, a harness that uses sensors…

Meet Tequila A. L. Harris, Ph.D. - Interdisciplinary Researcher and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering 

What is your field of expertise and why did you choose it? 

My field of expertise…

By Frida Carrera 

 

Several months after the completion of the 2021 InVenture Prize Competition, we caught up with John Wooten to see what he’s been up to! In 2021’s competition, John’s innovation Block Transfer, a decentralized…

Jianjun (Jan) Shi, Carolyn J. Stewart Chair and professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been selected for the Society of…

There’s a lot more to running a factory than manufacturing. Companies must also maximize the materials they use, minimize a wide range of costs, and reduce or eliminate factory floor time delays—while running many factories with a just in time…

By Frida Carrera

 

After almost a year since the completion of the 2021 InVenture Prize Competition, we caught up with finalist Sammie Hasen to see what she’s been up to over the past couple of months! For 2021’s competition,…

On October 28, 2021, the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI) celebrated its 30th anniversary. The celebration event opened with a warm welcome from Ben Wang, executive director of GTMI, and concluded with GTMI’s annual…

1. What is your field of expertise and at what point in your life did you first become interested in this area?

I work at the intersection of mechanics, metallurgy, machine learning, and manufacturing. I…

In the last few years, mechanically assistive exosuits, long depicted in works of popular science fiction and film, have finally started to see commercial deployment, according to Aaron Young…

Claude Bernier has been with South Shore Furniture since 1994 and currently serves as VP of Information Technology. South Shore Furniture, founded in 1940 and incorporated in Quebec, sells ready-to-assemble and fully assembled furniture in Canada…