The Next Frontier in Engineering

The Next Frontier story series highlights Georgia Tech engineering researchers and their cutting-edge work. The faculty in these stories are revolutionizing their fields and making an impact on our world. 

The Next Frontier Features

The Incredible Potential of Soft Robotics

Alternatives to hard components hold potential for applications from surgery to space exploration
Jan 27 2020

Bridging the Gap

Ryan Sherman uses Emerging Technologies to Repair and Preserve Bridges
Dec 16 2019

Meet Your Newest Job Recruiter, the Algorithm

Equal employment opportunities may not be part of a computer’s calculations, but one engineer is trying to change that
Aug 13 2019

The Next Frontier in Bioengineering

A new HIV treatment aimed at women could be on the horizon with Phil Santangelo’s RNA-based solutions
Jul 15 2019

Frugal Science in the Age of Innovation

A Georgia Tech engineer creates medical equipment for pennies on the dollar
Jun 10 2019

The Next Frontier in Air Quality

By studying the precursors to air pollution, Jennifer Kaiser strives to reshape environmental policy and create healthier cities.
Apr 12 2019

MARTA, Mobility and Mass-transit

How one engineer is solving transportation issues through powerful algorithms 
Feb 26 2019

The Next Frontier in Renewable Energy

Far below the earth’s surface, hot rocks combine with water to create clean power  
Jul 23 2018

The Next Frontier in Biomedical Engineering

Michael Davis changes the landscape of pediatric cardiology with stem cell therapies and 3D printing
May 14 2018

The Next Frontier in Data Privacy

In a digital age where data is produced and collected by the second, Cummings searches for a place for privacy
Apr 17 2018