Values

Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech (MSE) is committed to operating with integrity and in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, regulations and policies.  All MSE personnel are expected to act with honesty and adhere to the highest standards of moral and ethical values and principles through their personal and professional behavior.

We strive to promote character, courage, integrity, and excellence while appreciating and enriching a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, collaboration, and respect.

We support fostering an environment to provide opportunities to learn, work, develop, succeed, and be recognized and celebrated, for our diverse community of different backgrounds, ideas, experiences, perspectives, expertise, and abilities.

We demonstrate our understanding of these values and principles and uphold them in every action and decision. We pledge to make wise use of our resources and to be good stewards of financial, capital, and human resources. We operate within the letter and spirit of the law and prescribed policies, and strive to avoid impropriety or conflict of interest. In keeping the highest ethical standards we further our mission of teaching, research and public service. We hold to the standard of sincere respect for the rights and feelings of others and require that employees refrain from behavior that might be harmful to themselves, their coworkers and the department or might be viewed unfavorably by the public.