Research News

April 25, 2016 11:00AM - ESL Charitable Foundation has donated $25,000 to Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship. The funding, announced today at the grand opening of CUE's 40 Franklin St. offices, will go toward the center's Capacity Building Program, said Ebony Miller, CUE interim director. "We are very grateful to the ESL Charitable Foundation for...
April 22, 2016 10:03AM - Rochester Institute of Technology honored 387 researchers who secured funding for fiscal year 2015, serving as either principal or co-principal investigators on active research. RIT honored its researchers at an April 21 reception, during which it also recognized the 16 recipients of Seed Funding Awards and eight new inductees in RIT's PI...
April 21, 2016 1:58PM - Researchers developing next-generation computer systems at Rochester Institute of Technology are designing brain-inspired computer architectures using memristors that will have increased processing capabilities, robustness and be more energy efficient. Dhireesha Kudithipudi, a faculty-researcher in RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering, received a grant award from the Department of the Air Force Research...
April 14, 2016 12:00PM - Amlan Ganguly, a faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology, recently received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award expected to total $596,512 over five years for "Energy-efficient data center with wireless interconnection networks." The five-year grant award is being used toward further exploring the design of energy efficient data centers utilizing...
April 13, 2016 4:12PM - Cody Cummings, a laboratory science technology student from Austin, Texas, is hoping that his research in the analysis of the sealant bitumen from objects will help archaeologists better determine when and where ancient artifacts were created. Nicole Pannullo, a chemistry student from East Patchogue, N.Y., is using fluorescence to improve our understanding...
April 13, 2016 1:18PM - Undergraduate students from around the country will try their hand at research as part of an upcoming Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Rochester Institute of Technology. The REU Site in Computational Sensing is funded by a nearly $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The three-year program, starting in May, will...
April 11, 2016 8:06AM - As vice president for research, Ryne Raffaelle leads an initiative announced in February to advance RIT's focus on conducting internationally distinguished research by making some strategic investments. What does RIT hope to accomplish with the Strategic Initiatives? Raffaelle: A "difference maker" set forth in RIT's 2015-2025 strategic plan, "Greatness Through Difference," is...
March 28, 2016 10:00AM - Improving the health of the deaf and hard-of-hearing population through accessible patient-reported outcome measures is the goal of a $1.6 million National Institutes of Health-funded study, led by Rochester Institute of Technology. Researchers and providers will, for the first time, have a tool for assessing their deaf and hard-of-hearing patients' health-related quality-of-life...