Faculty & Staff

Commitment to Diversity

“We will recruit, develop, retain, and engage a diverse cadre of students, faculty, and staff with a wide variety of background, perspectives, interests, and talents, creating a campus community that exemplifies the best in all of us—in our intellectual pursuits, our diversity of thought, our personal integrity, and our inclusive excellence.”  Georgia Tech Strategic Plan

Graduate student, Keith Reed, and faculty member, Carson Meredith, ChBEThe College of Engineering faculty at Georgia Tech is known world-wide for its scholarship, research, and teaching. These individuals are some of the brightest minds in their fields of study. The faculty incorporates interdisciplinary and innovative approaches into the curriculum to balance traditional learning with practical application.

There are over 400 assistant, associate, and full professors in the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech. These faculty teach undergraduate and graduate students, conduct and oversee research programs, write grants and refereed papers, and reach out to the public and private corporate industries through their socially responsible engineering efforts. Members of the College's illustrious faculty are showcased in the following profiles.

  • In the Fall of 2013, COE had 416 faculty members.
  • COE faculty boasts 23 Regents' Professors and 100 named Chairs and Professorships. COE also has one Institute of Medicine (IOM) member, a Guggenheim Award winner, and 15 Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholars.
  • There are 27 National Academy of Engineering members on the Georgia Tech faculty.
  • Since the NSF CAREER Award was established for young faculty in 1995, 82 College of Engineering faculty have received this prestigious honor. Georgia Tech is among the top ten universities in the nation in faculty receipt of Presidential Early Career Awards in Science and Engineering (PECASE).
  • 45% of total Georgia Tech tenured/tenure-track faculty are in COE.