Research News

March 29, 2017 2:58PM - A new class of carbon nanotubes could be the next-generation clean-up crew for toxic sludge and contaminated water, say researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology. Enhanced single-walled carbon...
March 29, 2017 11:18AM - Student Government President Andrea Shaver was returning to Rochester from an RIT function on the West Coast last summer when her flight out of Chicago was canceled because of weather. Stuck in the airport at 1 a.m. with Shaver were RIT President Bill Destler; his spouse, Rebecca Johnson; and RIT Trustee Steve...
March 27, 2017 4:48PM - Research conducted by scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology rules out a challenge to the accepted standard model of the universe and theory of how galaxies form by shedding new light on a problematic structure....
March 27, 2017 4:35PM - Rochester Institute of Technology researchers have won funding from the U.S. Geological Survey to ensure accurate temperature data from NASA's Landsat 8 satellite. Climate researchers depend on public data from the Earth-sensing satellite to measure surface changes over time. The agency awarded Aaron Gerace and Matthew Montanaro, senior scientists in RIT's Chester...
March 22, 2017 2:50PM - Rochester Institute of Technology researcher Emmett Ientilucci won a grant from the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society to host a workshop on unmanned aerial systems at RIT in fall 2017....
March 16, 2017 3:14PM - Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Communication is sponsoring a public speaking contest for undergraduate students who present a compelling 3-minute story about their research or creative work and its significance. Previous public speaking contests offered by the School of Communication were usually intended for students taking public speaking classes. This competition...
March 7, 2017 3:28PM - A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology's College of Science has been recognized by the American Association of Physics Teachers and the Advanced Laboratory Physics Association for his contributions as an undergraduate student researcher to RIT's School of Physics and Astronomy....
March 6, 2017 3:18PM - Imaging technology advanced by researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology and Florida Institute of Technology is being tested on the International Space Station and could someday be used on future space telescopes....