A researcher from Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $149,000 collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation to study the environmental effects of energy storage on the electricity grid.
Over the past 10 years, the energy storage industry has grown rapidly, enabling energy produced by wind, water and solar power...Read More ›
The Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC) has honored Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), with its ACE Award-given to an inspiring person or company recognized for leadership in creating positive change for the remanufacturing industry and sustainability.Read More ›
Nearly 150 industry leaders from around the world gathered at Rochester Institute of Technology June 21-22 for the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, receiving the latest briefings on best practices, emerging trends and issues of critical importance to the manufacturing industry.
RIT hosted the event in partnership with the Remanufacturing Industries Council, a...Read More ›
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...Read More ›
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,...Read More ›
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...Read More ›
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.Read More ›
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...Read More ›
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...Read More ›