News & Events


Date Event Summary
May 7, 2016Imagine RIT - Innovation and Creativity FestivalA campus-wide event that showcases the innovative and creative spirit of RIT students, faculty and staff. Visitors experience the breadth and depth of RIT through interactive presentations, hands-on demonstrations, exhibitions, and research projects set up throughout campus. Inflatables, games and multiple performance stages with live music and entertainment are also a hit with visitors of all ages. Held annually each spring, Imagine RIT is the kickoff to Rochester’s rich festival season. RIT campus, Rochester, NY, May 7, 2016, from 10 AM to 5 PM, rain or shine. Free and open to the public!
Dec 9, 2015FuzeHub Solutions Forum for Western NY ManufacturersFuzeHub will hold a Solutions Forum on December 9th, matching small/medium manufacturers with New York State resources using technical assessment experts. Dr. Mark Krystofik, COE-SM Senior Program Manager, will be on hand to answer any questions you have on the programs and resources offered by the COE-SM. Forum will be held Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at Buffalo Manufacturing Works, Buffalo, NY.
Sep 23 & 24, 2015AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing ExpoVisit the Center of Excellence in Sustainable Manufacturing in booth #108 at the AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing Expo on September 23rd and 24th at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, NY. Learn about the Center’s capabilities and resources to help make NYS manufacturing companies more competitive by implementing innovative design and manufacturing technologies. AmCon Expo is attended by top level engineers, purchasing and production managers to identify the best production process for their products and hear about the latest design and manufacturing technologies. Conference hours: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, September 24, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Date Headline Summary
Dec 1, 2015Dr. Nabil Nasr in the NewsDr. Nabil Nasr, Director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at RIT, is on a panel advising world leaders that attended a conference on climate change in Paris.
Nov 20, 2015The Next Resource Shortage?Though energy from the sun and wind appears boundless, the resources needed to turn it into power are not. And as we move away from oil, gas and coal, there is increasing demand for the rare metals that are at the heart of green technology. In the process, we are trading one resource dependency for another, and unleashing a new set of economic and environmental ramifications.
Sep 25, 2015Turning food waste into fuelDr. Thomas Trabold, associate professor at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability and director of the Center for Sustainable Mobility, discusses his research on converting food waste to biodiesel.
Sep 1, 2015NYSP2I leads paper mill sustainability initiativeA multi-agency effort led by NYSP2I has resulted in toxic chemical reduction and improvements to energy and water usage and operational costs at pulp and paper mills.
Aug 31, 2015RIT to be the home of a new state Center for Advanced TechnologyA consortium of universities and corporations led by Rochester Institute of Technology has been chosen to receive a state grant to establish a New York State Center for Advanced Technology in Additive Manufacturing and Functional Printing.
Aug 11, 2015RIT's Dr. Nabil Nasr discusses Remanufacturing at the United NationsDr. Nabil Nasr, Director of RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability and RIT's Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery, discusses the work he is doing to further remanufacturing at the United Nations Environmental Program's International Resource Panel.