News & Events


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Sept 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.
July 15, 2015Digital Manufacturing Conference at RITThe Center of Excellence in Sustainable Manufacturing and the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) will host an event to introduce manufacturers to DMDII, share new innovations in Digital Manufacturing and provide a networking opportunity with researchers, digital technology suppliers and manufacturers across the supply chain. The event will be at Louise Slaughter Hall at the Rochester Institute of Technology on July 15, 2015. This event is free.
Dec 10, 2014Technology Forum: 3D Printing Applications for ManufacturingSee first-hand the latest technology in 3D printing, talk to the experts, and learn when and how to apply additive manufacturing to your industry. Guest speakers include Sean Whittaker, President & CEO of Incodema 3D; Andy Lucibello, Area Sales Manager of EOS of North America; and Dr. Mark Krystofik, Senior Program Manager for the Center of Excellence in Sustainable Manufacturing. This is a free event with registration, seating is limited.


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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.
Jul 17, 2015DMDII Releases Five New Solicitations for R&D Projects in Digital Manufacturing and Design InnovationThe Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), a UI LABS collaboration, announced its latest call for technology proposals. This new call for proposals consists of over $20 million in funding across five applied research and development project topics. DMDII will use these funds to invest in digital design and manufacturing technologies that can improve American factories, reduce manufacturing costs and create new opportunities for American manufacturing businesses. The five topics, ranging from improving cyber security for manufacturers to reducing the variability of manufactured items, will focus on different aspects of digital manufacturing and design innovation.
Jul 15, 2015Digital manufacturing conference at RIT draws big playersThe Center of Excellence in Sustainable Manufacturing at RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability and the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute held a conference that welcomed several companies from around the country.
Jul 10, 2015A Second Life For Scraps: Making Biogas From Food WasteThomas Trabold, GIS professor and director, Center for Sustainable Mobility, and strong proponent of food waste conversion via anaerobic digestion, is quoted in this article.
Jun 4, 2015RIT collaborates with Staples on sustainability videoRIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability works with Staples on sustainability video. “Small Choices, Big Impact” created in the studios at RIT Production Services, illustrates the importance of sustainable purchasing decisions.