Georgia Tech Partnership
The public-private partnership between Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology, the state's only two member schools of the prestigious Association of American Universities, models a new efficiency emerging in higher education, as schools focus on core strengths and collaborate with complementary institutions to maximize resources and expertise.
- Emory University: More than $5.1 billion annually (2011 study)
- Georgia Institute of Technology: More than $3 billion annually (2011 study)
- Emory University: More than 27,000 (2012)
- Georgia Institute of Technology: More than 20,000 (FY 2012)
Research and Tech transfer
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, a joint department created by Emory's School of Medicine and the Georgia Tech College of Engineering, consistently ranks No. 2 in the nation (U.S. News & World Report). Programs include:
- PhD program offered by Emory and Georgia Tech
- PhD program offered by Emory, Georgia Tech and Peking University (China)
- MD/PhD program offered by Emory and Georgia Tech
A dual-degree program allows students to earn both a BA or BS degree from Emory College of Arts and Sciences and a BS degree in engineering from Georgia Tech.
Emory and Georgia Tech are members of the Georgia Research Alliance, a government-industry-academic partnership. The two schools have recruited more than 35 GRA Eminent Scholars and leveraged GRA support to attract joint federal funding in infectious diseases, vaccines, nanotechnology, cancer, cardiology and pediatrics.
Collaborative projects include:
- Centers of nanotechnology, predictive health, regenerative medicine, immunoengineering, malaria research and clean air
- Programs in cardiovascular medicine, high-speed computing, pediatrics, robotics and vaccines