December 21, 2021
PhD in ECE Priority Review Application Deadline Fast Approaching January 15
January 15, 2022 is the application deadline for the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering program.
December 13, 2021
Santosh Kurinec named to national computer chip initiative
Professor Santosh Kurinec will represent RIT on the American Semiconductor Academy—an extensive, national consortia being established to meet the challenges of computer chip shortages.
December 13, 2021
RIT and UR professors awarded patent for use of carbon nanotubes for improving delivery of bio-therapies to targeted cells
RIT Associate Professor Michael Schrlau and Ian Dickerson from the University of Rochester Medical Center have received a patent to deliver biomolecules into cells through carbon nanotube arrays.
November 29, 2021
RIT transforms into XR playground for annual Frameless Symposium
The sixth annual event featured presentations on the latest virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies that are driving various fields, from health care to theater to education.
November 18, 2021
Brown Hall begins its evolution to research lab facilities
Brown Hall will get a face-lift as it becomes a new location for several science and engineering research laboratories. Work is expected to begin on the redesign of the building, on the west side of campus, which previously housed offices of RIT’s Division of Marketing and Communications and several classrooms.
November 15, 2021
Engineering faculty awarded NSF funding to improve computing system memory
Dorin Patru and Linlin Chen, faculty-researchers at RIT, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to upgrade functions of programmable memory. They, along with colleagues from University of Rochester, will develop new algorithms to improve the internal computing memory system to enable scalable and more robust performance.
November 1, 2021
RIT partners with local park to promote 'hidden gem' of Rochester
Student strategized how to raise the profile of Washington Grove for the School of Design's annual EUREKA! workshop, an initiative in which students use design-thinking strategies to solve community challenges.
October 11, 2021
RIT surpasses $76 million in research funding in 2020-21 pandemic year
RIT's sponsored research awards surpassed $76 million for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, another significant milestone in spite of the challenges posed to research efforts brought about by the pandemic. In addition, the university also achieved a new record in terms of the number and the cumulative value of proposals submitted.
October 11, 2021
RIT receives $1 million grant to upgrade and expand its cleanroom facility
The Kate Gleason College of Engineering was awarded a $1 million Higher Education Capital Matching Grant (HECAP) from New York state. The award will be used to upgrade and expand the college’s cleanroom facility to accommodate the growth of research in biomedical technologies such as drug delivery and lab-on-chip devices.
October 8, 2021
RIT, photonic company build quantum chip prototype to bridge quantum and traditional network bands
Researchers from RIT and national photonic device company, AdvR Inc., built a quantum chip prototype that is bridging today’s traditional fiber optic networks with the future—quantum computing networks.
September 28, 2021
Researchers receive funding to research and address how plastic ends up in Great Lakes
Professor Christy Tyler from the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences and Associate Professor Matthew Hoffman from the School of Mathematical Sciences secured two NOAA Marine Debris Program awards to lead interdisciplinary projects with big environmental implications.
September 21, 2021
RIT awarded nearly $2 million for NSF Research Traineeship Program, AWARE-AI
To help address a lack of diversity, as well as gaps in AI curricula, RIT was awarded a grant of nearly $2 million by the NSF to create a new research traineeship program for graduate students