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Design, the Georgia Tech Way

Design, the Georgia Tech Way

We think it's important to understand how technology enables better design, and how to fuse that technology into buildings, products, lifestyles, cities, regions, and even healthcare.

Design Faculty on Two NSF Civic Innovation Challenge Awards

Two of the 17 NSF Civic Innovation Challenge Awards (narrowed down from 52), include College of Design faculty. Their interdisciplinary work provides community-based solutions to mobility issues and disaster resilience.

Subhro Guhathakurta and Kari Watkins are on the Piloting On-Demand Multimodal Transit in Atlanta project. This project aims to synchronize on-demand shuttle services with Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) services and real-time feeds, and deploy these services in targeted transit deserts. Nisha Botchwey is on the Visualizing Resilience: BIPOC Youth Advocacy Through Mapmaking project. This project will deliver a curriculum to support youth advocacy for infrastructure projects in their communities.

Michelle Rinehart looks out at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Interim Dean Rinehart Designs Football Victory

Georgia Tech routed the Kennesaw State Owls with contributions from the College of Design on Saturday afternoon at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Michelle Rinehart, interim dean for the College, acted as a guest coach for the surging Yellow Jackets.

Twelve students represented the School of Building Construction in the 45-17 victory. 

New Leadership

Michelle Rinehart.

Michelle Rinehart, Interim Dean

Rinehart started her new role as Interim Dean on August 1, 2021.
Ece Erdogmus

Ece Erdogmus, School of Building Construction

Erdogmus became the new chair of the School of Building Construction, effective July 1, 2021.
Gulsah Akar

Gulsah Akar, School of City & Regional Planning

Akar became the new chair of the School of City & Regional Planning, effective July 1, 2021.
EunSook Kwon

EunSook Kwon, School of Industrial Design

Kwon became the new chair of the School of Industrial Design, effective August 1, 2021.
A virtual reality design of a room.

Vernelle A. A. Noel Launches AI Project

Funded through Mozilla’s Creative Media Awards, “Artificial Intelligence + Carnival + Creativity” shows that AI, which has become another source of oppression for historically marginalized communities, can also be harnessed to extend black creativity and joy.

New Master of Science in Urban Analytics

The Georgia Tech College of Design is proud to announce its newest interdisciplinary degree, the Master of Science in Urban Analytics (MSUA). The School of City and Regional Planning will administer the degree in partnership with the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), School of Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), and School of Interactive Computing (IC). 

Majors and Degrees

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Undergraduate Programs

Our bachelor of science degrees combine creativity, collaboration, and technology.
Shimon the robotic, improvising, and singing robot plays music with graduate students.

Graduate Programs

Our graduate students use design to solve real-world problems and develop new technologies.
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Degrees and Certificates

A full list of the College of Design degrees, minors, and certificates.

Design Research

Our six research centers focus on a range of crucial issues, many of which impact our daily lives. Our topics include the development of cities and regions, the healthcare environment, helping those with physical limitations, and new ways to create music.

Honors and Recognition

Catherine Ross

Catherine Ross Receives Regents Recognition

Chloe Kiernicki

Architecture Student Wins Fullbright

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Instructors on the CIOS Honor Roll

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Faculty, Researchers Win C21U Grants

Media Inquiries

Ann Hoevel
Director of Communications
College of Design
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