The recycling of plastics has faced challenges for quite some time. Too stable to decompose quickly, plastics pollute the environment and are very costly to recycle.
Read about these successes that showcase Georgia Tech's innovations as they are put to use in the world.
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On April 25, 2022, Hydrofuel Canada Inc completed an exclusive license agreement with Georgia Tech for the patent-pending Micro Ammonia Production System (MAPS).
With the aim of developing clean-energy batteries for electric vehicles and sustainable transportation, Georgia Tech professor Dr. Gleb Yushin launched Sila Nanotechnologies in 2011 after 15 years of materials science and engineering research.
Based on patented technology licensed from Georgia Tech, the Clean Hands – Safe Hands system was named a 2020 “Best Infection Prevention Product” in the monitoring category by Newsweek and The Leapfrog Group.
Akrometrix, a Georgia-based company founded upon the pioneering work of Dr. I. Charles Ume, a professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Mechanical Engineering, has become an industry leader in measuring and resolving thermomechanical flatness issues in the manufacturing and assembly of microelectronics.
Electrical surges and spikes can wreak havoc on home office electronics, as well as businesses and their electronic equipment. But in countries that struggle with daily brownouts and other extreme electrical disturbances, solving these problems often requires much more than a simple surge protector or universal power supply unit.
When cardiologist Jay Yadav teamed up with Georgia Tech professor Mark Allen to explore the new area of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) in 2001, they hadn’t envisioned results that would lead the way in medicine.