Meet Provost Rafael L. Bras

Dr. Rafael Bras

Dr. Rafael L. Bras is the provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology. 

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Dr. Bras regularly blogs about his perspective on topics such as leadership, admissions, inclusivity, and the future of higher education.

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Recent Posts from Dr. Bras

  • Looking at the Future of (Engineering) Education

    Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in an interview about something very near and dear to my heart: the simple yet loaded question of what an education, and engineering education in particular, might look like in the future, and where the discipline as a whole is headed.

  • 21st-Century Learning — The Road to OMS

    Last week we proudly announced that next spring, Georgia Tech will launch its third online professional master’s program. The Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) program follows its successful predecessors — Computer Science (OMS CS) and Analytics (OMS Analytics) — launched in 2013 and 2017, respectively. It is worth a look back to see how we got here.

  • To Aid a Stranger

    Why do some events touch the soul of many and elicit the very best of human nature while others do not? When the crisis is one of everyday human suffering, and not a well-publicized natural disaster, how do we keep that spirit alive?

  • A Reflection on Father’s Day – the Generational Gifts of Education

    Everything I am and everything I have is due to education. If I learned anything from my parents, it is their single-minded belief that education is the path to liberation for humans. It is the key to wellbeing, freedom, and self-confidence.

  • The Death of a Friend

    One of my best friends just passed away three years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. This was not my first experience with this disease, but what was new to me was the speed of the progression. In a manner of just a few months, he went from some forgetfulness, to not being able to remember his son during his wedding reception. But he still remembered me.  

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Office: (404) 385-2700
Fax: (404) 894-1277

225 North Avenue
Carnegie Building
Atlanta, GA 30332-0325