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RIT collaborates with industry

Printed electronics and related advanced manufacturing technologies have the potential to be a $45 billion global industry, according to business analysts.

RIT researchers, led by engineering professor Denis Cormier, will play a key role in advancing this industry as a result of a university-industry partnership with regional and national high-tech firms, and ... more »

Alumnus brings Watson to campus

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Answer: A supercomputer capable of answering questions posed in ordinary language that visited RIT in January.

Question: What is IBM’s Watson?

IBM developer Stephan Roorda ’01 (computer science) showed off Watson, which was made famous by its 2011 appearance on the quiz show Jeopardy!, to a packed crowd. After the machine defeated former ... more »

RIT inducts six into Innovation Hall of Fame

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This year’s six inductees into RIT’s Innovation Hall of Fame are pioneers and visionaries in their fields. The recipients— Paul Taylor, Bruce Smith, Robert Fabbio, Lynn Fuller, Jackie Pancari and John Schott—will be honored during a ceremony at 5:30 p.m. May 3 in Webb Auditorium on the RIT campus.

“Many people in ... more »