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3D printing for manufacturing tech forum
December 5, 2014

More than 50 representatives from Western New York State manufacturers recently converged on RIT's Center of Excellence in Sustainable Manufacturing, an applied research unit of GIS, to learn more about how additive manufacturing is being used in the state.

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GIS Director named to UN resources panel
December 2, 2014

Dr. Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of GIS, has been named a member of the United Nations Environmental Program's International Resource Panel, comprising international experts guiding the U.N. on its environmental priorities.

For more information on Dr. Nasr's appointment, view or download the RIT news release here. (photo by A. Sue Weisler) ›
MSNBC spotlights RIT remanufacturing
December 1, 2014

GIS facilities, students, staff and Institute Director Dr. Nabil Nasr were featured recently on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" news and talk program, which focused on the resurgence of the remanufacturing industry in general and in Rochester and at RIT in particular. The program included video clips of equipment in use in GIS' new Digital Manufacturing & Product Realization Lab (see story below).

To view the program segment, visit MSNBC's website here. ›
RIT professors study nation's electric grid infrastructure
December 1, 2014

GIS Associate Professor Dr. Eric Williams is helping lead a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to research better ways to produce and utilize America's electricity. Dr. Williams is working with Dr.

For more information on this timely project, read the RIT news here. ›
GIS hosts FXFOWLE Days event
October 22, 2014

Representatives of the internationally known New York City-based architectural firm FXFOWLE will be meeting with RIT Architecture and Sustainability students and faculty, and with the Rochester-area architectural community during "FXFOWLE Days" on October 22-23.

For more information on all of the activities scheduled for FXFOWLE Days, visit the Architecture website's Events page here, and download a pdf of the Fall 2014 schedule of ArchiTALKS Guest Lecture Series seminars here. ›