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Architecture Webinar
March 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Business Opportunities for OEMs and Suppliers: Capturing Value Beyond the Original Product Lifecycle
Golisano Institute for Sustainability at RIT, 190 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623
April 12, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Technology in fast gear at GIS
January 26, 2018

When a Rochester-area manufacturer experienced a broken gear shaft on a 1960s German-made machine whose parts have been long unavailable, RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability came to the rescue with a unique additive manufacturing solution.

GIS researchers teamed with Hansford Parts and Products, a precision machine shop in Macedon, N.Y., to employ...

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GIS alumnus successfully sustaining his career
November 21, 2017

When first identifying where he would focus his education and ultimately his career, Mike Waller '16 (sustainability) thought photovoltaics-the technology that powers solar cells into energy-would fuel his path forward.

"I thought-and still do-it's an amazing technology," said Waller, a native of Greece, N.Y. "But since the only thing that really matters...

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Optimizing the U.S. Electrical Grid
October 22, 2017

RIT researchers are developing a system of algorithmic computer modeling that will help policymakers produce and use electricity more efficiently.

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The way the U.S. manages its electrical grid has major economic and environmental consequences for the world. The American economy makes hundreds of billions of dollars in annual revenue by...

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