Academic Units

Aerospace Engineering Building

Aerospace Engineering

The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering

Chair: Vigor Yang, William R. T. Oakes Professor

AE majors design, develop, test and produce aircraft, missiles, spacecraft and satellites; improve the performance of objects moving within gases or liquids; are typically specialists in fields such as navigation, propulsion, and flight testing.

Degrees offered:

  • BS: Aerospace Engineering
  • BS/MS: Aerospace Engineering (5 year)
  • MS: with a Major in Aerospace Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Aerospace Engineering
  • PhD: Computational Science & Engineering

 

Biomedical Engineering

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech/Emory University

Chair: Ravi Bellamkonda, Wallace H. Coulter Chair

BME majors apply engineering science to medicine and biology; develop new procedures for the prevention of disease; design artificial organs and other equipment needed in medical care.

Degrees offered:

  • BS: Biomedical Engineering
  • MD/PhD: with a Major in Bioengineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Bioinformatics
  • MD/PhD: with a Major in Biomedical Engineering
  • PhD: Computational Science & Engineering

 Aerial campus view of Georgia Tech

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Chair: David Sholl

ChBE majors discover and manufacture better plastics, fuels, and drugs; protect the environment by inventing cleaner technologies; work to create substitutes for the earths' shrinking natural resources.

Degrees offered:

  • BS: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • BS / MS: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (5 year)
  • MS: Bioengineering 
  • MS: Chemical Engineering 
  • MS: with a Major in Chemical Engineering 
  • MS: Paper Science & Engineering 
  • MS: Polymers 
  • PhD: with a Major in Bioengineering 
  • PhD: with a Major in Chemical Engineering 
  • PhD: with a Major in Paper Science & Engineering

 

Civil and Environmental Engineering

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chair: Reginald DesRoches, Karen and John Huff Chair

CEE majors plan, design, construct, and manage facilities such as airports, buildings, bridges, dams, water and sewage systems, and roads; apply engineering principles to address emerging environmental issues; are involved in city and regional planning.

Degrees offered:

  • BS: Civil Engineering
  • BS: Environmental Engineering
  • BS / MS: Civil Engineering (5 year)
  • MS: Bioengineering
  • MS: Civil Engineering
  • MS: Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • MS: Environmental Engineering
  • MS: with a Major in Civil Engineering
  • MS: Computational Science & Engineering
  • MS: with a Major in Environmental Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Civil Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • PhD: with a Major in Environmental Engineering
  • PhD: Computational Science & Engineering

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chair: Steven McLaughlin, Steve W. Chaddick School Chair and Professor

ECE majors design, produce, and operate devices and systems that use electric and electromagnetic energy for sensing, processing, visualizing and using information; design, construct, and operate computer systems; develop environmentally friendly technologies such as electric vehicles.

Degrees offered:

  • BS: Computer Engineering 
  • BS: Electrical Engineering 
  • BS / MS: Electrical and Computer Engineering (5 Year)
  • MS: Bioengineering
  • MS: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • MS: with a Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Bioengineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Robotics

 

Industrial and Systems Engineering

The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Chair: Jane Ammons, H. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart School Chair

ISyE majors design effective systems to improve the use of materials, people, machines, and energy in business, manufacturing and other industries; organize the people, information, energy, materials and machines involved in the production process; work in areas such as operations research, manufacturing, and logistics.

Degrees offered:

  • BS in Industrial Engineering
  • MS: Computational Science and Engineering
  • MS: Health Systems 
  • MS: Industrial Engineering 
  • MS: International Logistics 
  • MS: Operations Research 
  • MS: Quantitative & Computational Finance
  • MS: Statistics 
  • PhD: with a Major in Algorithms, Combinatorics, & Optimization
  • PhD: with a Major in Bioinformatics 
  • Ph.D. in Computational Science and Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Industrial Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Operations Research

 

Manufacturing Research Building

Materials Science and Engineering

School of Materials Science and Engineering

Chair: Naresh Thadhani

MSE majors develop new materials, process methods, equipment, and material uses; turn raw materials into useful substances; develop materials for new products.

Degrees offered:

  • BS: Materials Science & Engineering
  • BS / MS: Materials Science & Engineering (5 Year)
  • MS: Bioengineering
  • MS: Materials Science & Engineering
  • MS: Paper Science & Engineering
  • MS: Polymers
  • MS: with a Major in Materials Science & Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Bioengineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Materials Science & Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Paper Science & Engineering

 

Mechanical Engineering

The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

Chair: William Wepfer, Eugene C. Gwaltney, Jr. Chair

ME majors design, produce, and maintain mechanical devices and systems; work with motion, energy, and force; are involved in manufacturing the products they design.

Degrees offered:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • BS / MS: Mechanical Engineering (5 year)
  • MS: Bioengineering
  • MS: Mechanical Engineering
  • MS: Paper Science & Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Bioengineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Paper Science & Engineering

 

Nuclear and Radiological Engineering

Part of The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

Chair: William Wepfer, Eugene C. Gwaltney, Jr. Chair

Nuclear & Radiological Engineering at Georgia Tech falls under the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. NRE majors design nuclear plants; manage the disposal of nuclear waste; use radiation to diagnose and treat diseases such as cancer.

Degrees offered:

  • BS: Nuclear and Radiological Engineering
  • MS: Medical Physics
  • MS: Nuclear Engineering
  • PhD: with a Major in Nuclear and Radiological Engineering