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Summer Internship - 1262

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Summer Internship - 1262
JobID: 1262
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: In a partnership between Georgia Tech’s executive vice-president for research, Dr. Steve Cross and the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) chief scientist, Dr. Lora Weiss, GTRI is establishing an undergraduate research initiative. The first announcement under this initiative is a paid, 10-week undergraduate internship program that will begin May 22, 2017 and run through July 28, 2017.  The program provides students with hands-on research experiences across multiple areas of interest and is open to undergraduate students.  The internship opportunity gives students the ability to work on real problems and large-scale complex systems. The internship program will match students with GTRI mentors to engage in innovative, hands-on assignments that will enhance each student’s educational experience.  Opportunities exist across the organization and include projects that support testing and evaluation, system development, engineering and prototyping, applied electromagnetics and materials research, secure information and communications systems, threat systems research and development, electronic warfare, modeling and simulation, radar, sensors, optics, acoustics, digital media, web development, embedded systems, healthcare analytics, robotics and unmanned systems, cybersecurity and aerospace technologies.  Projects may include but are not limited to:

•Low-frequency acoustic transmitter techniques for underground oil detection

•Acoustic phased array noise-source analysis

•High-speed jet flow imaging

•Jet engine noise prediction

•Wavelet techniques for gas flow

•Wind tunnel measurements

•Small UAV flight testing

•Active propeller noise control

•Jet thrust measurements

•Web-based software development

•Python application development

•STEM high-school rapid prototype development program

•Smart-city embedded infrastructure

•Embedded system security

•Clinical decision-support software

•Large-scale health data networks

•Value-based healthcare software

•Open-source software development

•All-sky camera temperature control


•Sensor data integration – FUSE

•Data visualization

•Machine learning for data analytics



•Threat systems research and development

•Radar signal processing

•Modeling and simulation

•Project management

More information about our research labs can be found at

To apply, please submit your resume by March 15.  

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is a world-renowned and highly respected applied research and development organization, with primary focus on technology for national security**.  Each day, GTRI’s scientific and engineering expertise is utilized to solve the toughest problems facing government and industry across our nation and around the globe.  GTRI researchers redefine innovation by tackling sponsors’ most complex challenges with the right mix of expertise, creativity and practicality. Our analysts, scientists and engineers turn ideas into viable solutions through rapid design, prototyping and test cycles in order to derive the “optimal” solutions at a pace necessary to meet the demands of a complex world.  GTRI’s tagline: “Problem. Solved.”

**Please note that, due to the nature of our project work, students must have U.S. citizenship.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

The strong academic work ethic at Tech is balanced by a collegiate atmosphere incorporating both intercollegiate and intramural sports, campus traditions, and some 400 student organizations.

Alongside their academic achievements, Tech students are also active in the community, earning a well-rounded education through community service activities.

As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.

There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century.

Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.

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