News & Events


Date Event Summary
Jan 11, 2017Cybersecurity for the Manufacturing IndustryWith manufacturing systems and equipment becoming increasingly connected, the potential for cyber related incidents or attacks, and the business risks involved (including IP and operations security), have increased dramatically. If this is an area of concern for your business there is an upcoming seminar on "Cybersecurity for the Manufacturing Industry" that you should consider attending to learn more about the risks and the existing and evolving technologies for protecting your operations and data. This event will be held Jan 11, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY. This event is free and lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, call 315-792-5300.
Dec 12, 2016FuzeHub to hold New York MEP SBIR Workshop Series across the stateFuzeHub, in collaboration with the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) will be hosting 4-5 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Workshops across NYS. The goal of the workshops will be to highlight the application process for SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grants. SBIR is a federal program that funds the high-tech innovation of businesses across New York State, growing their research and development capabilities.
The first of the series will be hosted by ITAC in New York City on Dec 12, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
If you are interested in the SBIR program and looking for a university partner for your proposal, please contact COE-ASM.
Oct 19, 2016Made in New York ExpoCOE-ASM will host the Made in New York Expo. This expo connects members who make products in New York and provides an opportunity for networking and exploring marketing opportunities. Information sessions and panel discussions are included. Vendors, exhibitors and sponsors are all welcome. This event will be held Oct 19, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Louise Slaughter Hall on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus, Rochester, NY. Click the link for agenda and registration information.
Jun 21, 2016SOLIDWORKS Live TrainingJoin us for a live overview from one of the industry leaders in simulation and bring your SOLIDWORKS questions. Learn what can be accomplished and why, and what this can mean to you. This event will include SOLIDWORKS Live Training, an overview of RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) and a tour of Labs and Testbeds at GIS. Free with registration! Email Scott Doe at to register. Event will be held June 21, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM at Louise Slaughter Hall on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus, Rochester, NY.


Date Headline Summary
Dec 1, 2016Golisano Institute: Sustainability in production helps the bottom lineRIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability collaborates with companies to help them improve their competitiveness by developing and deploying innovative technologies for more efficient and sustainable products and manufacturing processes.
Nov 26, 2016Closing the loop on the circular economyGuest essay by Dr. Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
Oct 5, 2016RIT gets $1M grant to develop food waste solutionsCallie Babbitt, an associate professor in RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, has received a nearly $1 million award from the National Science Foundation to research sustainable solutions for minimizing and managing food waste generated across the food supply chain.
Sep 14, 2016What drives companies towards remanufacturing?Dr. Nabil Nasr, director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, is interviewed in this short podcast in which he discusses remanufacturing and the circular economy.
Jun 28, 20163D Imaging and Scanning Save Manufacturers Time and MoneyExperts explain how integrated 3D technologies -- scanning, imaging, modeling and printing -- can make the old trial-and-error process of product design nearly obsolete.
Jun 21, 2016GIS will participate in new Smart Manufacturing coalitionRIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability is part of a new coalition that President Barack Obama has named to head up a new initiative to develop cost-saving sensors and other measures for advanced manufacturing. This coalition will lead the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, which will work with the U.S. Department of Energy to develop technology that will help manufacturers be more productive and efficient.