Georgia Tech's nationally-recognized, energy-focused research centers and laboratories foster multidisciplinary collaborations to address critical challenges concerning our energy supply and use, climate, and the environment. Through the integration of science and technology, researchers are developing new and improved solutions to meet our future energy needs.
The Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL) was founded in 1992 to bridge the gap between academia and industry research perspectives, and it has grown to be one of the nation’s premier entities for aerospace systems and complex design. ASDL is part of the School of Aerospace Engineering, which is one of the original Guggenheim schools.
The Aerospace Engineering Combustion and Fluid Mechanics Laboratory is a state of the art research facility using the latest diagnostic tools for the study of combustion and fluid mechanical phenomena.
The Carbon Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory is designed to foster industry collaboration and support translational and pre-commercial research in clean, low carbon energy technologies. Research spans all aspects of the energy cycle from production and generation to distribution and use and are focused on addressing our most pressing energy and environmental challenges. Core research conducted within the lab includes, solar technologies, combustion, gasification, catalysis and bio-catalysis, as well as carbon capture and sequestration.
The Center for Innovative Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies serves as a catalyst for revolutionary advances through world-class research integrated across disciplines and spanning from fundamental discovery to application-specific prototypes.
The Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics A research and educational resource in the nation for the creation of flexible organic, photonic, and electronic materials and devices that serve the information-technology, energy, and defense sectors.
The Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) is focused on developing solutions to global challenges arising from the combustion of fossil fuels, such as pollutant control, global warming and climate change abatement, and sustainable fuel usage. Research spans a broad spectrum with both fundamental and goal-oriented research in fuel formulation, fuel diversity and the control of emissions – from internal combustion engines to turbines.
The Georgia Tech Digital Building Laboratory develops a strong research and development link between the building industry and the building research-related capabilities of Georgia Tech to improve the innovation cycle. The lab draws researchers from various academic units at Georgia Tech, including faculty and students in Architecture, Computing, Building Construction, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, who work in building-related areas.
IPIC is a university-industry-utility consortium that has been formed to provide a focal point for the academic teaching and research program in advanced power technologies at Georgia Tech. IPIC provides a mechanism to foster and accelerate the development and adoption of early-stage pre-competitive high-risk and high-impact technologies in power applications.
National Electric Energy Testing, Research and Applications Center (NEETRAC) NEETRAC is a membership-centered organization engaged in pre-competitive research and development and testing for the electric energy industry.
The research conducted at the Sustainable Thermal Systems Laboratory at Georgia Tech, explores the underlying physical phenomena in heat and mass transfer processes at the microscales and exploits this understanding to design innovative, high-heat-flux components and systems ranging in capacity from a few Watts to 100s of Megawatts.
University Center of Excellence in Photovoltaic Research and Education (UCEP) UCEP is a Department of Energy-supported center engaged in research and development in advanced photovoltaic materials and devices aimed at accelerating the development of cost-effective photovoltaics.