Research News

October 18, 2018 3:42PM - Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf honored 12 researchers and program directors for their work leading to new knowledge, strategies or programs, and services to improve the lives of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.  Awards include: Scholarship Portfolio Development Initiative-Internal seed-funding opportunity for early-career faculty and contract research faculty whose...
October 15, 2018 9:00AM - A new research project at Rochester Institute of Technology will help ensure the endangered language of the Seneca Indian Nation will be preserved. Using deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence, RIT researchers are building an automatic speech recognition application to document and transcribe the traditional language of the Seneca people....
October 3, 2018 3:28PM - Rochester Institute of Technology is advancing computer simulations to predict, for the first time, the complete cycle of neutron stars merging with other neutron stars or black holes. These extreme astrophysical events may be a source of heavy elements that make up the Earth and other planets, and represent the new...
October 2, 2018 11:19AM - The hunt is on for orbiting pairs of supermassive black holes on the verge of collision. Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology have built the first simulation that could lead scientists to them. The predictive model tells astronomers how supermassive black hole binaries nearing merger at the center of active galaxies would...
September 27, 2018 1:28PM - The Image Permanence Institute (IPI) at Rochester Institute of Technology has received  a National Leadership Grant award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a research project aimed at the recovery of inkjet collections affected by water disasters. The three-year, $453,054 project, titled "Evaluating the Potential for Freezing and Freeze...
September 13, 2018 4:20PM - RIT's Move78 Artificial Intelligence Seminar highlighting research in its growing artificial intelligence (AI) community resumes this fall with sessions taking place from noon to 1 p.m. on Mondays throughout the semester. The series focuses on topics such as machine learning, neuromorphic computing and computer vision, all key research areas at RIT. It is...
September 10, 2018 3:40PM - Rochester Institute of Technology is helping to build a national network for improving access to graduate education for underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. RIT professor Casey Miller won $880,000 from the National Science Foundation INCLUDES program, one of the NSF's 10 Big Ideas for Future Investments. The national program...
September 10, 2018 2:35PM - A penetration testing laboratory at Rochester Institute of Technology is being named the Eaton Cybersecurity SAFE Lab, to recognize the university's continued partnership with Eaton toward solving cybersecurity problems. Throughout the year, RIT students and faculty have worked in the Eaton Cybersecurity SAFE (Security Assessment and Forensic Examination) Lab to perform penetration...