- Feb 14, 2014
RIT is celebrating National Engineers Week, Feb. 16-22, with a series of events and activities in the college. Since 1951, the week has been observed by national professional, corporate, academic, government and cultural organizations to highlight contributions made by engineers and to emphasize the importance of STEM education and skills.Feb 13, 2014
For the second year in a row, undergraduate engineering students from Rochester Institute of Technology took top honors in the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education student design competition. Four industrial and systems engineering students in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering shared the $2,000 grand prize and travel funds to the organization’s annual conference and trade show in Atlanta in March.
- Jan 22, 2014
It takes nearly four years for Hawaiian artisans to craft a koa wood ukulele. Three RIT engineering students crafted theirs overnight.
Rapid prototyping and the use of print terminology are often confusing to people new to the process, says Khol, from Vienna, Va. Most are familiar with the process of printing onto paper. In rapid prototyping, sometimes referred to as additive manufacturing, the general idea of printing remains the same, but the materials used and the products produced are different.Dec 13, 2013
The Hot Wheelz team competed in a 60 minute electric endurance race on May 4th as part of the 2013 Imagine RIT Festival! After completing a total of 52 laps (10.4 miles) the team took 3rd place overall and won this years Innovation Award!