When you join the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech, you're receiving a top-ranked education from any of our eight schools. But it's so much more than that. Our programs allow you to take the engineering knowledge you gain at Georgia and apply it to the real world. If you are interested in doing cutting-edge research within our state-of-the-art maker spaces and labs, this is the place for you. If you're motivated to start your own business and become an entrepreneur, you can do that here too. Whether you want to cure diseases, build assistive robots, or make cities more sustainable, you'll find a program that fits you in the College of Engineering.
Fourth year student
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Katie is in charge all K-12 outreach for the Society of Women Engineers. She does research in the Pedersen Lab of Epilepsy and Systems Neuroscience at Emory University, and also volunteers at the Al-Farooq Free Clinic to help low-income and uninsured patients.
“The biomedical engineering curriculum has trained me to find where problems are.”
Second year student
Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Mackenzie is a member of the first cohort of the Clark Scholars Program at Tech. During her first year, she took advantage of the CORE leadership program, gaining experience doing presentations, planning trips, and running events. Over the summer Mackenzie co-led a Tech Treks Alaska trip that challenges incoming freshman to be leaders.
Fourth year student
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Tyler is the co-founder of Aerodyme, a startup that is reshaping the trucking industry with a more aero-dynamically efficient tractor trailer attachment. He and his co-founders used the CREATE-X program to launch their startup and become entrepreneurially confident at the same time.
“It's more than just instilling entrepreneurial confidence, it's also tapping into that potential that everybody has. Everybody at this school that graduates from Georgia Tech has an incredible amount of untapped potential, and that's what this is all about.”
What are Georgia Tech Grads Doing Now?
- Sophia Velastegui (ME), Chief Technology Officer in Operation Applications at Microsoft
- Seth Radman (ME), entrepreneur and Product Strategist at Ultimate Guitar
- Shay Ashmon (ECE), Regional Manager at NCR
- Stephanie Kalman (ISyE), Manager at Home Depot
- Deborah Kilpatrick (ME), Chief Executive, Evidation Health
- Wonya Lucas (ISyE), President and Chief Executive Officer at Public Broadcasting Atlanta
- Guy Primus (ISyE), Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at The VR Company
- Mike Houlihan (CEE), Principal of Geosyntec Consultants