Experts Guide

Welcome to the RIT Experts Guide. Here you will find information on RIT faculty and staff with expertise in a variety of areas. Each profile includes the expert’s credentials and contact information.

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Risa Robinson

Department Head and Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Director, Respiratory Technologies Laboratory

Expert in:
E-cigarettes and devices - evaluation of products RE: reduced emissions and addictive potential
Dynamic behavior of inhaled particles as a means to study the toxicological effects of various tobacco products and nicotine delivery devices.
Aerosol mechanics, fluid dynamics and particle transport and deposition in systems, including the respiratory tract.

Ph. D., mechanical engineering, 1999, University of Buffalo
MS and BS degrees, imaging science and mechanical engineering, RIT
ELATE Fellow, Executive Leadership in Academic technology & Engineering
ABET Program Evaluator, American Society of Mechanical Engineering
Chair, curriculum & assessment committee, RIT mechanical engineering department

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