Research News

August 17, 2016 9:08AM - Aliya Gangji spent her summer exploring the world of research. The computer science major from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., joined nearly 60 other students from around the country at RIT this summer for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, REUs allow students to conduct...
August 10, 2016 12:24PM - Rochester Institute of Technology undergraduates are making a "compass" for rockets using a new kind of detector technology. The instrument will fly on a NASA technology demonstration mission later this year. The student team is designing, building-and deploying-a telescope and camera that will orient the rocket payload based on the images of...
August 9, 2016 1:14PM - When faculty members at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf were creating a new degree program in mobile application development, they looked to cross-platform developer Xamarin Inc. for guidance and expertise. The result of this...
August 9, 2016 10:41AM - Rochester Institute of Technology students Sean Maraia and Jacqueline McGraw are hoping their new mobile app will help young children living with mental health issues cope with their feelings and eventually overcome debilitating conditions. The students' app- complete with...
July 22, 2016 3:16PM - A nearly $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help advance research, teaching experiences and career preparation in the biomedical and behavioral sciences fields for deaf and hard-of-hearing postdoctoral students....
July 20, 2016 10:37AM - RIT professor Sukanya Chakrabarti will talk about dark matter-one of the most compelling topics in astronomy-at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, Calif., next month. Chakrabarti,...
July 14, 2016 10:08AM - Two Rochester Institute of Technology professors who are leaders in gravitational-wave astronomy have won more than $1 million in federal funding to further their research. Carlos Lousto and Manuela Campanelli, director of RIT's Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, won...
July 7, 2016 1:56PM - Robert Pollard has been named associate dean for research for the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. Pollard will work with NTID President...