Research at Tech

For information about all things research at Georgia Tech, visit the Research @ Tech website, the Georgia Tech Research Institute website, and the Research Faculty Affairs website. Also, here is a list that includes each college's associate dean for research (who is available to answer any of your questions):

College of Design
Nancey Green Leigh

College of Computing
Ron Arkin

College of Engineering
Steve DeWeerth

​College of Sciences
Julia Kubanek

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
Janet Murray

Scheller College of Business
Sri Narasimhan (through June 30)
Peter Thompson (effective July 1)

There are also the following additional internal resources: 

Compliance Links

Georgia Tech has established review committees to ensure that research is conducted in accordance with federal, state, and Georgia Board of Regents’ guidelines.

Pre-Proposal Help
Mentoring Resources

Below is a list of resources from beyond Georgia Tech that can assist you in your research-related efforts: 

Funding Search Tools
  • GrantsNet. A one-stop resource to find funds for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education.  
  • Health Research Funding. This resource is designed to bring researchers with peer-reviewed, worthwhile, unfunded projects together with advocacy organizations and other funding sources.
Email Alert Services
  • Grants.gov. Enables organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in federal grants. 
  • MyNSF. Designed to help anyone with an interest in National Science Foundation (NSF) news and publications find out about new publications and information.
  • National Institutes of Health GuideThe official publication for National Institutes of Health (NIH) medical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines, and funding opportunities. 
  • Environmental Protection Agency. NCER runs competitions for STAR grants, graduate and undergraduate fellowships, research contracts under the Small Business Innovative Research Program, and other research assistance programs.
  • NASA. Supporting research in science and technology is an important part of NASA's overall mission. NASA solicits this research through the release of various research announcements in a wide range of science and technology disciplines.
News for Researchers
  • NIH Roadmap. Provides a framework of the priorities NIH as a whole must address in order to optimize its entire research portfolio. It lays out a vision for a more efficient and productive system of medical research. The NIH Roadmap identifies the most compelling opportunities in three main areas: new pathways to discovery, research teams of the future, and re-engineering the clinical research enterprise.
Grant Writing
  • Tips for Getting Started. Information about the first stages of the grant-writing process, including prewriting, organization, and budget planning.
  • NSF's Guide for Proposal Writing. Advice often given to inquirers. These suggestions for improving proposals were collected from a variety of sources, including NSF program directors, panel reviewers, and successful grantees.
  • Hints for Writing a Successful NIH Grant. Link to the many NIH divisions such as the National Cancer Institute. On the individual websites are materials for grant writing directly related to the divisions.
  • Instructions on Grant Development. A guide on how to develop a grant, including generating ideas for it.
  • Nonprofit Guides. Nonprofit guides are free, web-based, grant-writing tools for nonprofit organizations; charitable, educational, and public organizations; and other community-minded groups.