Georgia Tech-Savannah Now Offering New Mobile App Development Course Taught by World-Renowned Professor December 8-11

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This new four-day course from Georgia Tech Professional Education will teach mobile application development and business skills designed to keep technical professionals, programmers and computer hobbyists on the cutting edge of the ever-changing digital environment. Using iOS and Apple’s new programming language, Swift, students will be educated in a range of digital techniques and principles that can be applied to a variety of industries including telecommunications, engineering, logistics, manufacturing, sales, government agencies and consumer products companies.

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“Georgia Tech, one of the top research universities in the world, has made an ongoing commitment to provide unique, high-tech/high-touch learning experiences," said Diane Lee, director, Georgia Tech-Savannah.

Georgia Tech-Savannah is now offering a new four-day mobile app development course taught by world-renowned professor Russell Clark, a senior research scientist in Georgia Tech’s School of Computer Science, on December 8 - 11, 2014.

Clark will focus on mobile application development and business skills designed to keep technical professionals, programmers and computer hobbyists on the cutting edge of the ever changing digital environment. Using iOS and Apple’s new programming language, Swift, students will be educated in a range of digital techniques and principles that can be applied to a variety of industries including telecommunications, engineering, logistics, manufacturing, sales, government agencies and consumer products companies.

Russell Clark engages hundreds of students each semester in mobile development and emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurship and industry involvement. He is the associate director of the Georgia Tech Research Network Operations Center, an enabling center involved in numerous research efforts across campus. He is also a principal leader of the Convergence Innovation Competition, a student research competition that works with industry sponsors to support student innovation and entrepreneurship. His teaching and research is primarily focused in the areas of networking, network management and mobile applications and services. Clark earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and computer science from Vanderbilt University, and master’s and doctorate degrees in information and computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

The course is offered at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus located at 210 Technology Circle in Savannah, Ga. The cost is $2,195 per person and includes classroom use of Apple computers, iOS devices and developer accounts. Seats are limited. To register, visit http://www.pe.gatech.edu/savapp.

ABOUT GEORGIA TECH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:
Georgia Tech Professional Education is an academic division of the Georgia Institute of Technology, offering professional master's degrees, short courses, and certificate programs to meet the needs of working professionals and industry partners. Programs are available at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus, and worldwide through a variety of formats. In addition to professional course offerings, the division manages meeting and event facilities, and administers K-12 outreach and English as a Second Language programs. Last year alone, Georgia Tech Professional Education served individuals representing more than 3,000 companies, with an enrollment of more than 26,000.

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