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.

Credentials:
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

Contact:
Michelle Cometa, University News Services, 585-475-4954 or michelle.cometa@rit.edu