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RIT GIS thermal spray
May 24, 2017

We are proud to be hosting the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, a two-day event in which remanufacturing leaders can learn and discuss the most salient topics in the industry.

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NYSP2I announces 10 statewide recipients of 2017-18 Community Grants Program
May 19, 2017

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP21) has announced awardees of its 2017-18 Community Grants Program as part of the organization's ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state.

NYSP2I-which is sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Environmental Protection...

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Magnanimous GIS grad student wants to give back
May 9, 2017

When you come across Chibueze Onwunaka inside the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) or elsewhere around the RIT campus, he often can be seen wearing a wide smile, a bright RIT-orange hat and joking gregariously with those around him.

That wasn't always the case for this affable graduate student in sustainable systems,...

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Imagine RIT will provide a glimpse into the future of digital manufacturing
April 27, 2017

Manufacturing is becoming more and more reliant on digital technologies. In the not-so-distant future, digital simulations and computer processing will be seamlessly integrated into more traditional manufacturing practices.

Visitors to the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival can get a glimpse of what's in store on the manufacturing horizon when they stop...

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Pollution Prevention Institute announces winners of statewide student competition
April 26, 2017

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at Rochester Institute of Technology has announced the winners of its annual Research & Development student competition, which provides students across the state the opportunity to promote ideas to create more sustainable schools and communities.

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RIT's Nabil Z. Nasr honored for lifetime of engineering distinction and leadership
April 20, 2017

Nabil Z. Nasr, associate provost for academic affairs and founding director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), has been honored for a lifetime of engineering distinction and leadership by the Rochester Engineering Society (RES).

Nasr was named an Engineer of Distinction among leaders recognized for their excellence in...

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RIT students and researchers take a bite out of food waste
April 10, 2017

With Earth Day approaching on April 22, here's some food for thought: it's estimated that approximately 40 percent of edible food in the United States goes to waste. And food production uses roughly 25 percent of all the fresh water consumed in this country, as well as 300 million barrels of...

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RIT a leader in future  of manufacturing
February 6, 2017

RIT is poised to continue its significant role in the manufacturing industry, both locally and nationally.

The university, which can trace its roots to providing professional development to workforce at the region's major manufacturers, is leading efforts to revitalize and revamp manufacturing through a variety of programs and projects. That latest effort...

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RIT named a core academic partner of new federal robotics institute
January 16, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) is a core academic partner in a new advanced robotics manufacturing institute announced by the U.S. Department of Defense Jan. 13.

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Study reviews consumer electronics materials sold into the U.S. for past 25 years
January 9, 2017

The initial results of a comprehensive materials baseline study for all consumer electronics sold into the U.S. market for the past 25 years were unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 7.

The study found that while the number and types of consumer technology products sold have increased,...

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