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Engineering is more than inventions and accolades. Engineering research makes a difference in our world and in our daily lives. Host Steve McLaughlin, Dean of the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech, explores engineering - from healthcare to the environment to data privacy - by talking to cutting-edge engineers and discovering how their research impacts our lives.

Engineering is more than inventions and accolades. Engineering research makes a difference in our world and in our daily lives. Host Steve McLaughlin, Dean of the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech, explores engineering - from healthcare to the environment to data privacy - by talking to cutting-edge engineers and discovering how their research impacts our lives.
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Engineering is more than inventions and accolades. Engineering research makes a difference in our world and in our daily lives. Host Steve McLaughlin, Dean of the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech, explores engineering - from healthcare to the environment to data privacy - by talking to cutting-edge engineers and discovering how their research impacts our lives.

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Episodes

GEEKOUT: For the Greater Good with Joy Harris

5/15/2019
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Engineers are problem solvers – we look for ways to make people’s lives better. And sometimes that means working for the greater good. Here at Tech and across the College of Engineering, there are programs for our students to focus on humanitarian efforts and make a social impact around the world. But also in our hometown of Atlanta.

Duration:02:03:12

For the Greater Good with Joy Harris

5/1/2019
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Engineers are problem solvers – we look for ways to make people’s lives better. And sometimes that means working for the greater good. Here at Tech and across the College of Engineering, there are programs for our students to focus on humanitarian efforts and make a social impact around the world. But also in our hometown of Atlanta.

Duration:00:37:02

GEEKOUT: Cracking Bats and Bones: Inside Sports Medicine with Omer Inan

4/15/2019
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Additional content from Omer Inan on clinically relevant medical devices and systems for patients. GEEKOUT supplemental content allows for deeper discussions with Georgia Tech researchers about engineering, research, and impact.

Duration:00:29:10

Cracking Bats and Bones: Inside Sports Medicine with Omer Inan

4/1/2019
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If there’s anyone out there that can benefit from advances in sports medicine, it’s baseball players. From torn rotator cuffs to knee injuries, pro baseball players are extremely hard on their bodies. Today, innovations in sports medicine are helping to both prevent and treat athletic injuries. Dr. Omer Inan is an associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is focused on developing clinically relevant medical devices and systems for patients. A varsity...

Duration:00:28:10

GEEKOUT: Personalized Medicine with Manu Platt

3/10/2019
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Additional content from Manu Platt on personalized medicine. GEEKOUT supplemental content allows for deeper discussions with Georgia Tech researchers about engineering, research, and impact.

Duration:00:17:19

Personalized Medicine with Manu Platt

3/1/2019
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Personalized medicine today is allowing doctors to become even more targeted with patient care. They are better to able predict how we will respond to a treatment or determine what diseases we may be at risk for. It also means – more effective treatments. Your own stem cells could be the main ingredient in your own personalized cure. Manu Platt talks about his work in medicine and healthcare – specifically HIV and Sickle Cell and how personalized medicine fits into the diseases we face.

Duration:00:26:21

GEEKOUT: Decoding Memory with Annabelle Singer

2/10/2019
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Additional content from Annabelle Singer on neural decoding and how it can help advance Alzheimer’s therapies. GEEKOUT supplemental content allows for deeper discussions with Georgia Tech researchers about engineering, research, and impact.

Duration:00:18:59

Decoding Memory with Annabelle Singer

2/1/2019
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The human brain starts remembering things as early as in the womb. Memories make us who we are, which is why Alzheimer’s is so devastating. Annabelle Singer discusses neural decoding and how it can help advance Alzheimer’s therapies.

Duration:00:22:29

GEEKOUT: It Came From Outer Space with Brian Gunter

11/15/2018
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GEEKOUT supplemental content allows for deeper discussions with Georgia Tech researchers about engineering, research, and impact. Additional content about Georgia Tech's space travel and technological innovations happening at the School of Aerospace Engineering with professor Brian Gunter.

Duration:00:22:20

It Came From Outer Space with Brian Gunter

11/2/2018
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Man set foot on the moon in 1969, and since then we’ve been reaching ever deeper into our solar system. Learn about Georgia Tech's space travel and technological innovations happening at the School of Aerospace Engineering with professor Brian Gunter.

Duration:00:33:00

GEEKOUT: When Drones Descend with Jon Rogers

10/18/2018
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GEEKOUT supplemental content allows for deeper discussions with Georgia Tech researchers about engineering, research, and impact. Additional content from Jon Rogers on how drone technology is evolving at Georgia Tech.

Duration:00:10:42

When Drones Descend with Jon Rogers

10/18/2018
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Drone technology is quickly evolving –no longer just delivering packages or pizzas, but also helping with search and rescue missions. They’re also starting to crowd the skies at inopportune times. Listen now to learn how drone technology is evolving at Georgia Tech.

Duration:00:13:56

GEEKOUT: The Animal Kingdom with David Hu

9/25/2018
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Can timing urination of an elephant and a human impact engineering? David Hu talks about animals – more specifically, how we can solve complex human problems by studying animal functions. How exactly do snakes move without legs? How can some spiders seemingly walk on water? These answers can inform how we engineer new technologies. Hu is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biology (as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics) in Georgia Tech's George W. Woodruff...

Duration:00:06:51

The Animal Kingdom with David Hu

9/25/2018
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Can timing urination of an elephant and a human impact engineering? David Hu talks about animals – more specifically, how we can solve complex human problems by studying animal functions. How exactly do snakes move without legs? How can some spiders seemingly walk on water? These answers can inform how we engineer new technologies. Hu is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biology (as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics) in Georgia Tech's George W. Woodruff...

Duration:00:19:22

GEEKOUT: Travel Behavior with Pat Mokhtarian

9/4/2018
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GEEKOUT supplemental content allows for deeper discussions with Georgia Tech researchers about engineering, research, and impact. Additional content from Pat Mokhtarian and on Travel Behavior and the incredible work being done at Georgia Tech.

Duration:00:08:39

Travel Behavior with Pat Mokhtarian

9/4/2018
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Emerging technologies are reshaping how we work and how we get around, from teleworking to rideshares to autonomous vehicles. Today’s guest is Pat Mokhtarian, professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech, who studies just what informs our travel decisions.

Duration:00:25:49

GEEKOUT: Cyber Security with Brendan Saltaformaggio

8/3/2018
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GEEKOUT supplemental content allows for deeper discussions with Georgia Tech researchers about engineering, research, and impact. Additional content from Brendan Saltaformaggio on Cyber Security and the incredible work being done at Georgia Tech.

Duration:00:45:20

Cyber Security with Brendan Saltaformaggio

8/3/2018
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In this episode, we’ll be talking about cyber security. Today, cybercrime is everywhere, and no one is immune. Between the Equifax breach, Facebook ad targeting and WannaCry, cybercrime is rampant. Today’s guest is Brendan Saltaformaggio, assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, who’s at the top of his field when it comes to data security and cyber forensics.

Duration:00:17:59

GEEKOUT: Gene Therapy with James Dahlman

7/26/2018
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GEEKOUT supplemental content allows for deeper discussions with Georgia Tech researchers about engineering, research, and impact.

Duration:01:39:51

Gene Therapy with James Dahlman

7/26/2018
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In this episode, we’ll be talking about gene therapy – it’s an experimental technique that uses a person’s genes to treat or prevent a disease.

Duration:00:18:53