May 19, 2015
Brian Thorn wins Excellence in Teaching Sustainability Award from Institute of Industrial Engineering
Using beet juice as an alternative in products to de-ice roads, exploring the environmental impact of food packaging materials, or building an Arborloo are only a few of the ways Brian Thorn encourages his students to think about how sustainability can be applied to solving engineering challenges.
It is this type of...
May 5, 2015
In recognition of the influential role that the academic leaders of engineering colleges play in creating the engineers of tomorrow, the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology has established the Kate Gleason Medal for Leadership in Engineering Education.
The college will present the medal to Texas A&M University...
May 4, 2015
Four undergraduate students at Rochester Institute of Technology have won awards from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.
Elizabeth Bondi, Selene Chew, Tyler Godat and Emily Holz will each receive $7,500 for the 2015-2016 academic year. They were among the 260 award winners chosen from 1,206 nominees.
May 4, 2015
Behnaz Ghoraani, engineering faculty at Rochester Institute of Technology, was recently awarded a $456,000 grant from the National Institutes for Health for the project "Catheter guidance algorithm for identification of atrial fibrillation ablation."
According to the American Heart Association, atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder, affects more than 2 million Americans. These...
Apr 29, 2015
Rochester Institute of Technology is hosting a webinar, "Engineering Leadership Programs at RIT," from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, for professionals looking to advance skills within high-tech industries. The webinar is an opportunity for participants to learn about part-time leadership programs offered through RIT's Kate Gleason College of...