Team

Faculty

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Muhannad Bakir

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Professor
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.6276
Fax: 404.894.4641
Office: MiRC 131
muhannad.bakir@mirc.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • 3D electronic system integration
  • Advanced cooling for 3D systems
  • Power delivery for 3D systems
  • Biosensor technologies
  • Carbon based nanoelectronics
  • Nanofabrication technology
  • Novel interconnect systems
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Billyde Brown

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Research Associate II 
Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute
Research Faculty 
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.1935
billyde.brown@gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Nanomaterials
  • Sensors
  • Nano-bio interfaces
  • Neural prostheses
  • Optoelectronics
  • Carbon nanosheets
  • Graphenes
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Oliver Brand

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Executive Director
Institute for Electronics and
Nanotechnology

Professor
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.9425
oliver.brand@ece.gatech.edu 
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Research Interests  
  • MEMS/NEMS
  • Microsensors for Physical, Chemical and Biological Applications
  • Microsensor fabrication
    based on IC technologies
  • Biosensor technologies 
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Abhijit Chatterjee

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Professor
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.1880 | Fax: 404.894.9846
Office: Klaus, Room 1352
abhijit.chatterjee@ece.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • VLSI and mixed signal testing
  • Fault tolerant computing
  • Low power circuit design
  • Computer algorithms

 

 

Jayadev Desai

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Professor
Wallace H. Coulter Department
of Biomedical Engineering
BME Distinguished Faculty Fellow
Director, Georgia Center for
Medical Robotics
Phone: 404.385.5381
Office: UA Whitaker Building, Room 3112
jaydev@gatech.edu 

Research Interests  
  • Image-guided surgical robotics
  • rehabilitation robotics
  • cancer diagnosis at the micro-scale
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Mike Filler

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Associate Professor & Traylor Faculty Fellow;
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.0430
Office: Marcus 2135
michael.filler@chbe.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Nanoscale materials for electronics, photonics
  • Scalable nanomanufacturing

 

  • Infrared nanophotonics
  • Nanoscale thermal transport
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Sam Graham

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Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.2294
Office: LOVE 339
sam.graham@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Microscale heat transfer
  • Thermophysical properties
  • Nanostructured materials

 

Frank Hammond

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Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.4208
Office: Whitaker 4102
frank.hammond@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Adaptation Robotic Manipulation
  • Computational modeling
  • Rapid prototyping methods
  • Wearable sensor suites
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Tequila A.L. Harris

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Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.6335 | Fax:  404.894.9342
Office: MARC 436
tequila.harris@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Polymer processing
  • Mechanical system design
  • Fluid flow
  • Mechanical and physical property
    characterization of thin film

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Peter J. Hesketh

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Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.1358 | Fax:  404.894.8496
Office: Love 317
peter.hesketh@me.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Microfabrication
  • Micromachining
  • Sensors
  • Actuators

David Hu

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Associate Professor of Mechanical
Engineering and Biology
;
The George W. Woodruff School
of Mechanical Engineering,
Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics 
Phone: 404.894.0573
Office: LOVE 124
hu@me.gatech.edu       

Research Interests  
  • Fluid Dynamics 
  • Biomechanics of animal locomotion 

 

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Omer Inan

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Associate Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.1724
Office: TSRB 417
omer.inan@ece.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Non-invasive physiological monitoring
  • Cardiomechanical signals
  • Medical instrumentation
  • Home monitoring of chronic disease
  • Medical devices for clinically-relevant applications
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Sundaresan Jayaraman

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Kolon Professor
School of Materials
Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone 404.894.2461 / 404.894.9140
MRDC 4411
sundaresan.jayaraman@mse.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Electronic textiles
  • Engineering design of structures and processes
  • Healthcare systems
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing automation
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Smart textiles
  • Wearable biomedical systems
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Bernard Kippelen

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Professor
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering

Director
Center for Organic Photonics and
Electronics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.5163 | Fax: 404.385.5170
Office: MoSE 4239
bernard.kippelen@ece.gatech.edu 
 

Research Interests  
  • Printed electronics
  • Low-cost printed electronics
    for RFID
  • Ultra-fast photonics
  •  Real-time holography and signal processing
  • Structure-property relationships in photonic and electronic materials
  • Organic light-emitting devices for displays and lighting

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Satish Kumar

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Associate Professor
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.6640
Office: Love 020
satish.kumar@me.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Electro-thermal transport in flexible electronics
  • Thermal transport in carbon nanostructures
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  • Thermal management of microelectronic devices
  • 3D interconnects

Gabe Kwong

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Director
Laboratory for Synthetic Immunity
Faculty
Wallace H. Coulter Department of
Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.3746
gkwong@gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Nanomedicine
  • Biomedical micro- and nanosystems
  • DNA nanotechnology
  • High throughput biotechnologies
  • Engineering Immunity
  • Noninvasive diagnostics
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Wilbur Lam

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Director
Lam Lab
Assistant Professor
Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of
Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.5081

wilbur.lam@bme.gatech.edu

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Research Interests  
  • Cellular mechanics
  • BioMEMS
  • Microfabrication
  • Microfluids
  • Endothelial cell biology
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Cancer
  • Novel diagnostics and medical devices
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Nian Liu

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Assistant Professor
School of Chemical and
Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.5103
Office: Ford ES&T Building, Room 1230
nian.liu@chbe.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Electronic Systems, Packaging and Components
  • Nanostructures & Materials
  • Optoelectronics Photonics and Phononics
  • Semiconductors, Materials & Processes
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Dave McDowel

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Carter N. Paden Jr. Distinguished Chair
Metals Processing
Regents' Professor
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Executive Director
Institute for Materials
​Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.5128 | Fax: 404-894-0186
Office: RBI 415
david.mcdowell@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Polymers
  • Nanostructures

Jack Moon

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Research Engineer
Phone: 404.891.8465
Office: Love 377
jack.moon@gatech.edu 

   
   

Olivier Pierron

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Associate Professor
George Woodruff School of
Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 404.894.7877
Office: Love Room 228|Room 301(Lab)
olivier.pierron@me.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
 

  • Mechanics of Materials 
  • Micro and Nano Engineering
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H. Jerry Qi

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Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.38.2457
Fax: 404.894.4641
Office: MRDC4101, RBI377

qih@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • 3D/4D printing of soft active materials for active structures and soft sensors applications
  • Hybrid printing methods for integration of 3D printing with printed electronics
  • Mechanics of soft active materials, such as
    shape memory polymers, light activated polymers
  • Recycling of electronic packaging materials
    and composites
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Ajeet Rohatgi

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Regents Professor
John H. Weitnauer, Jr. Chair
in the
College of Engineering
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
School of Electrical
and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.7692 | Fax: 404.894.5934
Office: VL W121
ajeet.rohatgi@ece.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Modeling and fabrication of low-cost high-efficiency silicon solar cells
  • Growth and characterization of low-temperature and high-performance dielectrics

 

  • Defects and carrier lifetime in semiconductors
  • Rapid thermal processing of silicon devices
  • Growth and optoelectronic properties of compound semiconductors
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Jud Ready

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Deputy Director, Innovation Initiatives
Institute for Materials
​Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404-407-6036
jud.ready@gtri.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Micro/Nanoelectrics
  • Carbon nanotubes​ 

Suresh Sitaraman

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Professor of Mechanical Engineering
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.3405 | Fax: 404.894.9342
Office: MARC 471T
suresh.sitaraman@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Fabrication and characterization of micro- and nano-scale structures
  • Thermo-mechanical modeling
    and simulation
  • Fracture and fatigue studies
    in microelectronic packages and
    microsystems

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Vanessa Smet

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Research Engineer II
Program Manager Interconnections
and Assembly

3D Systems Packaging Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.0511| Fax: 404.894.3842
Office: MaRC 355
vanessa.smet@prc.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Interconnections
  • 3D packaging
  • Electronic system reliability
  • Mechanics of micro-scale materials
  • Power electronics
  • Thermo-mechanical modeling
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Natalie Stingelin

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Professor
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 404.894.5192
Office: ES&T L1220
natalie.stingelin@mse.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Materials and Nanotechnology
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Madhavan Swaminathan

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John Pippin Chair in Electromagnetics
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.3340 | Fax: 404.894.9959
Office: Klaus 1358
madhavan.swaminathan@ece.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Numerical methods in electromagnetics
  • Interconnect design and analysis
  • Power Distribution for GHz Systems
  • Time domain characterization methods
  • IC-Package Co-design
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Manos Tentzeris

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Professor Electromagnetics
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
​Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.6006  Fax: 404.894.4641 
Office: TSRB 539
etentze@ece.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • 3D-printed/inkjet-printed RF electronics, batteries and sensors
  • "Green" and sustainable energy harvesting (e.g. RF, mechanical, thermal, UV)
  • Nanotechnology-based ultrasensitive sensors
  • Origami antennas and RF modules with
    morphing characteristics
  • Novel flexible electronics & 3D
    modules up to mm-wave frequency-range (e.g.LCP)
  • Wearable and implantable wireless
    body-area networks

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Rao Tummala

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Joseph M. Pettit Chair in Electronics
Packaging

School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.9097 | Fax: 404.894.3842
Office: MARC 352
rao.tummala@ece.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Microsystems systems packaging
  • Electronic materials

Jun Ueda

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Associate Professor
The Woodruff School of
Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 404.385.3900
Office: Love Building, Room 219
jun.ueda@me.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Automation & Mechatronics
  • Bioengineering

 

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I. Charles Ume

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Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.7411 | Fax:  404.894.9342
Office: MARC 453
charles.ume@me.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Manufacturing and automation
  • Mechatronics
  • Thermo-mechanical reliability in microelectronics and electronic packaging

Eric Vogel

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Deputy Director
Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.7235 | Fax: 404.894.9140
Office: Love Bldg., Rm 166
eric.vogel@mse.gatech.edu
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Research Interests
  • Functional electronic and optical materials
  • Ceramics

Ben Wang

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Executive Director
Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute
School of Industrial Systems and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.9100
Office: Callaway Bldg., Rm 312
ben.wang@gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Polymer composites
  • Carbon nanotubes

ZL Wang

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Hightower Chair
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Regents' and Adjunct Professor
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Adjunct Professor
School or Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.8008 | Fax:  404.894.9140 
Office: RBI 273A
zhong.wang@mse.gatech.edu
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Research Interests
  • Nanostructures
  • Nanoenergy

Seung Woo-Lee

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Assistant Professor
Woodruff School of
Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.0764
Office: Love 137
seung.lee@me.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Electrochemical energy storage and conversion systems
  • Batteries and supercapacitors
  • Catalysis and fuel cells
  • CO2 reduction and water-splitting for solar energy storage
  • Electrochemical reaction mechanisms
  • Nanostructured electrodes and electrocatalysts
  • Self-assembly of nano-objects​

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W. Hong Yeo

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Assistant Professor
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.5710
Office: Pettit 204
whyeo@gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Stretchable Hybrid Electronics
  • Biomedical Devices
  • Nanofluidics
  • Human-Machine Interfaces
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Gleb Yushin

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Professor
School of Materials Science and
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.3261 | Fax: 404.894.9140
Office: Love 371
gleb.yushin@mse.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Ion batteries
  • Desalination
  • Aluminum alloys
  • Rechargeable alkaline batteries
  • Supercapacitors
  • Multifunctional materials
  • Conversion electrodes
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Aaron Young

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Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.5306
Office: GTMI 433
aaron.young@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Powered prosthesis
  • EMG signal processing
  • Myoelectric control
  • Machine Learning
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Chuck Zhang

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Professor
School of Industrial & Systems
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.4321 | Fax: 404.894.2301
Office: Groseclose 334
chuck.zhang@gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Manufacturing
  • Composites

Laboratories and Centers

Laboratories
  • Electronics Manufacturing and Reliability Laboratory
  • Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory
  • Computer-Aided Simulation of Packaging Reliability
  • Faculty Research Groups:
  • Integrated 3D Systems Group 
  • Mixed Signal Design Group
  • Athena
  • Vogel Group
  • Nanoscience Research Group
  • Nanotech Yushin’s Group
  • Polymer Thin Film Processing (PTFP) Research group
  • Testing and Reliability Engineering Lab 
Centers
  • 3D Systems Packaging Research Center
  • Center for Co-design, Chip, Package, System
  • Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics
  • Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute
  • Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Institute for Materials
  • Institute of Electronics and Nanotechnology