Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison JulieAnne Williamson
Submission Date May 15, 2012
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Georgia Institute of Technology
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Marcia Kinstler
Sustainability Director
Office of Environmental Stewardship
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

Office of Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Georgia Tech’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) works to enhance research experiences for undergraduates and to encourage undergraduates to participate in research.

Other, related, programs include President's Undergraduate Research Award, Georgia Tech Research Institute, and the
Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, etc.

http://www.gatech.edu/greenbuzz/research.html
http://www.undergradresearch.gatech.edu/


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:

Georgia Tech has 21 Endowed Chairs & 23 Research Centers that along with NSF and SEED funding, support major sustainability research at Georgia Tech. http://www.gatech.edu/greenbuzz/research.html

Georgia Tech is home to approximately 100 interdisciplinary research centers. These interdisciplinary research centers yield groundbreaking new knowledge that is applied to some of humankind’s most difficult problems, driving both innovation and economic development, and resulting in a better quality of life.
http://www.evpr.gatech.edu/reporting-units, http://www.gatech.edu/research/centers.html

The Georgia Tech Research Institute is a highly regarded applied research and development organization. http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/centers

Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) helps companies, entrepreneurs, economic developers, and communities improve their competitiveness through the application of science, technology, and innovation. http://innovate.gatech.edu/


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:

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