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Georgia Tech Group (INTA) Visits Oak Ridge
Discuss Technology–Policy Issues and Potential Collaborations
Oak Ridge, TN (March 9, 2009) — The Georgia Tech Sam Nunn School of International Affairs visited Oak Ridge, Tenn., recently and met with representatives from the Y-12 National Security Complex and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) about technology and its relationship to government policies. ORAU organized the Georgia Tech visit.
Specifically, the discussions centered around the Oak Ridge weapons complex transformation and the nuclear renaissance, determining how governmental policy matters can be integrated into current research programs, and identifying areas for education and research collaborations relative to technology and policy.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities, Georgia Tech's more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.