University-Industry Engagement Week

Georgia Tech partners with Global Plasma Solutions on indoor air cleaning technology


By David Schwartz
Published: January 18th, 2022

The Georgia Institute of Technology is partnering with Global Plasma Solutions (GPS), a leader in indoor air quality (IAQ), in a collaboration focused on advancing the science of electronic indoor air cleaning technology.

In one facet of the partnership, the company will create and fund the GPS Fellowship program for IAQ, including graduate student research scholarships and the GPS Termed Professorship.

Additionally, GPS will support and fund the GPS Ionization Initiative, a multi-year sponsored research program that will be managed through the Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC). 

Georgia Tech will also lead a new global Consortium for Indoor Air Quality, whose focus will be on driving responsible innovation in advanced air cleaning technology, accelerating the development and promotion of national testing standards, and promoting further research and scholarship in the field. GPS will be a charter member of the Consortium.

Georgia Tech will name a senior interdisciplinary faculty member to serve as a termed professor for the Consortium and its related activities, and will bring together the necessary expertise from across Georgia Tech.

“GPS is engaged with a great partner in Georgia Tech,” says the company’s CEO Glenn Brinckman. “Indoor air quality impacts everyone. GPS looks forward to progressing the research, scholarship and discussion now and in the future.”

“The pandemic has rightfully trained a spotlight on the vital importance of indoor air quality. It is a complex challenge that must be met with scientific facts and a clear look at the many factors that are necessary to address this multi-layered challenge,” added Chaouki Adballah, Georgia Tech’s executive vice president for research. “Georgia Tech is delighted to lead the charge with our Consortium partner, and we are grateful for Global Plasma Solutions’ support in this collaborative effort.”

Source: Cision

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