Affiliated Research Centers

Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP)

CACP focuses on key issues that influence the development, implementation and adoption of cutting-edge, advanced communications technologies. CACP work includes assessment of policy issues and production of regulatory filings, identification of future options for innovation, and articulation of a clearer vision of the ever-changing technology landscape.

Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST)

WST promotes the recruitment, retention, and advancement of female students and faculty in science, technology, engineering and, math (STEM) fields.

Center for Urban Research

The Center for Urban Research is a partnership between the Georgia Institute of Technology and the City of Atlanta Office of the Mayor, focused on collaborative solutions to address socio-economic inequities in urban areas—bringing academic expertise across the state to the work being done on the ground.

The center’s mission is to build mutually beneficial partnerships with university, community, non-profit and municipal leaders across the city to support community resilience and sustainability; leverage private and philanthropic investment for research and programming; provide policy analysis and recommendations; and increase non-profit capacity.

Climate and Energy Policy Lab (CEPL)

CEPL supports students by positioning them for leadership careers that address sustainable energy challenges in various areas of professional life, including government agencies, universities, not-for-profits, and industry. CEPL conducts research on clean energy employment; financing, information and regulatory policies to promote energy-efficiency investments; renewable energy policies and trends in the U.S. South; smart grid policies; and demand response programs. It is involved in studies of climate mitigation under the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and our policy interests span the triad of mitigation, adaptation, and geo-engineering.

Ethics, Technology, and Human Interaction Center (ETHICX)

ETHICX — pronounced “ethics” — is a collaboration between the College of Computing and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts that will advance ethics-in-technology-centered research, education, and engagement at the Georgia Institute of Technology in collaboration with communities, government, non-governmental organizations, and industry.

Internet Governance Project (IGP)

Founded in 2004 by Milton Mueller, IGP has grown to be a leading source of analysis of global Internet policy and Internet resource management. Its blog posts and publications are widely read by governments, industry, and civil society organizations. IGP puts expertise into practical action in the fields of global governance, Internet policy, and information and communication technology, participating directly in Internet governance institutions like the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), the U.N. Internet Governance Forum (IGF), and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD-ICCP).

Reflect! Lab

The Reflect! Lab develops technologies that support self-correcting reasoning and reflective deliberation in teams.

Technology Policy and Assessment Center (TPAC)

TPAC is a policy research team developing ways to shape innovation for global development. Faculty affiliates conduct future-oriented analysis of technological change centering on equity, equality, and basic needs.