Research News

February 14, 2019 3:23PM - Rochester Institute of Technology's Jeyhan Kartaltepe is assuming leadership of a team of more than 200 scientists worldwide collaborating to study how galaxies are influenced by both their fundamental physical properties and the environment that surrounds them. Kartaltepe, an assistant professor of physics and deputy director of the Laboratory for Multiwavelength...
January 30, 2019 10:06PM - Can modern office spaces really determine whether employees thrive or fail? Yes they can, according to new research that examines how physical workspace design impacts interpersonal relationships,  employee success and productivity. Shal Khazanchi, professor of management in Rochester Institute of Technology's Saunders College of Business and an expert in relationships at work,...
January 23, 2019 9:54PM - Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $165,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support assessment initiatives that will inform and strengthen short- and long-term research goals and institutional planning at RIT's Image Permanence Institute (IPI). IPI is an academic research center in RIT's College of Art and Design dedicated to supporting...
January 22, 2019 12:36PM - Rochester Institute of Technology is now listed as a "high research activity institution" or "R2" under the updated Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning. The R2 designation, the second-highest classification, puts RIT among the top 6 percent of college and universities in the nation, those conferring at least 20 research/scholarship doctorates...
January 21, 2019 9:00PM - A revolutionary technique developed by an astrophysicist at Rochester Institute of Technology could allow for a better understanding of the fates of solar systems when their stars cease to shine. Jason Nordhaus, an assistant professor in RIT's astrophysical sciences and technology program, has developed a system of complex 3D super-computer algorithms able...
January 18, 2019 4:40PM - Danielle Gonzalez, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student at Rochester Institute of Technology, was one of only 10 outstanding doctoral students in North America selected to receive the 2019 Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship. After a rigorous evaluation process, the two-year fellowship was awarded to 10 third-year doctoral students at North American...
January 18, 2019 4:20PM - Site preparation is underway for RIT's Global Cybersecurity Institute, a new wing of the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences that will help the university become a nexus of cybersecurity education and research. The addition will be located between the University Services Center and Golisano Hall. It will be attached to...
December 20, 2018 11:37AM - Rochester Institute of Technology has received $1.5 million from New York state to equip its Genomics Research Lab Cluster, a suite of laboratories aimed at expanding industrial partnerships, commercialization and entrepreneurship activities, talent development and academic programs in the life sciences. The funding was included in the $86.5 million awarded to the...