News & Events


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Oct 19, 2016Save the Date - Made 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.
May 9, 2016Capturing the Value of Sustainability: Growth, Risk, and ReturnJoin us for a panel discussion with senior business, government, and financial executives on how leading manufacturing companies are managing sustainability within the economic performance metrics for growth, risk, and return on capital expected by their investors. Forum will be held May 9, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Louise Slaughter Hall on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus, Rochester, NY.
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!


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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?Nabil Nasr, director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, is featured in this article 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.