Solar Jackets Team Leader Nathan Melanson works on solar powered car.

Solar Racing Team Leader Nathan Melanson works on a solar-powered car

Georgia Tech has 21 endowed chairs and 23 research centers that include significant a sustainability component or focus. Interdisciplinary research centers, corporate partnerships, NSF and SEED funding all support major sustainability research at Georgia Tech. We have many highly referenced (h-index), green chemistry award-winning (including Presidential Green Chemistry Award-winning) researchers as well as many accomplished graduate and undergraduate researchers in the area of environmental sustainability. The collaborative research culture at Georgia Tech invites all members of the campus community to take part in the innovation.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Georgia Tech undergraduate students have many opportunities to participate in research with faculty across campus.

President's Undergraduate Research Award

Competitively funds individual requests by student/faculty teams to support undergraduate student involvement in faculty research.

Sustainability Related Research Centers

Other Research Areas

Important Contacts

Michael Chang
Deputy Director, BBISS
Contact Michael Chang

Mary Hallisey Hunt
Strategic Energy Initiative
Contact Mary Hallisey Hunt

Chris Reaves
Undergraduate Research
phone: 404.385.7325
Contact Chris Reaves

Amber Rice
Georgia Tech Research Institute
phone: 404.407.7678
Contact Amber Rice