Research News

June 5, 2017 11:15AM - New information gleaned from gravitational wave observations is helping scientists understand what happens when massive stars die and transform into black holes. Rochester Institute of Technology researcher Richard...
June 1, 2017 11:00AM - Rochester Institute of Technology researchers continue to make significant contributions to gravitational wave astronomy, with the third detection of gravitational waves and a new black hole 49 times the size of our sun. The LIGO collaboration today announced results from the detection of gravitational waves on Jan. 4. The discovery will be...
May 25, 2017 2:45PM - UNA Smart, touted by developers as an innovative way to brew coffee and tea anywhere and anytime and created by five Rochester Institute of Technology alumni, was recently named to Brazil's Top 100 startups list by 100 Open Startups and Wenovate-Open Innovation Center. UNA Smart cracked the top 100 among the...
May 9, 2017 9:59AM - Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC) announced the winners of the first-ever New York State Game Development Challenge at an event on May 8, at The Strong in Rochester, N.Y. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and RIT President Bill Destler were on hand to help announce...
April 28, 2017 10:10AM - The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program has rewarded the exceptional efforts of two Rochester Institute of Technology students. The NSF program provides awards to outstanding graduate students pursuing research in science and engineering. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship will provide three-year, $34,000 annual stipends to Larwan Berke and Brendan John,...
April 27, 2017 4:27PM - RIT is advancing interactive medical technologies to help people dealing with addiction, anger management and violent behavior directed at their family and intimate partners. These digital tools can teach coping skills and keep clients focused on recovery. Avatars like RITa and RITchie are a new kind of digital therapy that gives RIT's...
April 20, 2017 11:38AM - Rochester Institute of Technology student William Marmor will present his undergraduate research at the Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C., April 25-26. Marmor, of Sugar Loaf, N.Y., is senior biomedical sciences major in RIT's College of Health Sciences and Technology. His poster, "Transforming the Undergraduate Lab Experience at Two- and...
April 19, 2017 2:40PM - Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) is offering a series of free events and workshops for current or aspiring business owners seeking insight into understanding the market environment....