Smart cities research at Georgia Tech touches on everything from computing and engineering to the social sciences. We're bringing together faculty and staff from multiple disciplines across campus to make a greater impact on our communities.
Executive Director - Partnership for Inclusive Innovation; Managing Director - Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation
Debra Lam is the Founding Executive Director for Partnership for Inclusive Innovation (PIN) and Managing Director of Smart Cities and Inclusive innovation for Georgia Tech. View her bio on the PIN website here.
Director, Georgia Smart Communities Challenge
Greg McCormick is the Director of the Georgia Smart Communities Challenge, a smart communities grant challenge for the state of Georgia, championed by Georgia Tech and sponsored and supported by a team of community organizations and industries. Mr. McCormick is a Senior Research Engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute and holds an MBA, Master's, and Bachelor's in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech.
Community Reserach Manager
Stephanie Broxton is the Community Research Manager within the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation. Within this role, she is responsible for advancing community research through meaningful engagement while utilizing the Georgia Smart Communities Challenge as a vehicle to improve the human condition. Prior to this, she served as Project Manager for two major Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Health Workforce grants within the School of Nursing at Georgia Southern University. She has a Master of Public Administration from Georgia College, and an undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Food Science with a minor in Health Education and Promotion from Georgia Southern University. A Georgia native, she is passionate about all aspects of public administration and is grateful to continue to serve communities across the state of Georgia.
Smart Cities Faculty Council
Associate Chair, Global Engineering Leadership & Entrepreneurship; Professor
College of Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Expertise:Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure and Communities, Smart Infrastructure and Community Development, Built Environmental and Community Asset Management, Engineering Leadership Education
Omar Isaac Asensio
Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
School of Public Policy
Areas of Expertise:Big Data And Public Policy, Energy And Environmental Economics, Energy Efficiency And Conservation, Environmental Policy And Management, Information Policies, Transportation And Mobility
Research Engineer II-Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory
College of Engineering
Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of Expertise:Dynamic Systems Modeling, Simulation Methods, SoS-level Integration Techniques
Senior Research Scientist
Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Areas of Expertise:Computational Social Science, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Psychology (Categorization, Learning, Visual Perception), Social Network Analysis, Social Network Media Analytics, Behavioral Modeling, Terrorism, Anomaly Detection