Research News

July 2, 2015 2:43PM - Rochester Institute of Technology has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Tokyo to facilitate the exchange of students and faculty, and to increase collaborative research activities between the two universities. The University of Tokyo is one...
June 22, 2015 3:46PM - Rochester Institute of Technology students were on the winning team at the recent U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation's GEOINT Hackathon held at DigitalGlobe offices in Herndon, Va. Briana Neuberger,...
June 22, 2015 10:28AM - A targeted molecular-imaging method under development at Rochester Institute of Technology could help detect early stages of prostate cancer and improve image-directed biopsies. RIT professor Hans Schmitthenner is designing molecular imaging compounds that will selectively target prostate cancer cells and...
June 18, 2015 2:52PM - Rochester Institute of Technology undergraduate Kevin Sacca made social networking website Reddit's front page on June 16 with his "Ask Me Anything," or AMA, about multispectral imaging of historical documents. Sacca, a fourth-year student in RIT's Chester F. Carlson Center...
May 26, 2015 2:19PM - A set of British postal stamps commemorating the 25th anniversary of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope includes a star detected by a Rochester Institute of Technology professor nearly 20 years ago. The Pistol Star made international news in 1997 and continues to shape Don Figer's career in unexpected ways. Most recently, an employee...
May 26, 2015 1:58PM - A team from Rochester Institute of Technology was recognized in the National Science Foundation 2015 Teaching and Learning Video Showcase: Improving Science, Math, Engineering and Computer Science Education. RIT College of Science professors Robert Teese, L. Kate Wright and Dina Newman won the Facilitators Choice, Presenter's Choice and Public Choice for their...
May 15, 2015 1:47PM - Two Rochester Institute of Technology professors will share their pioneering ideas with the Rochester community, and the world at large, during the next TEDxFlourCity: Branch Out. RIT sustainability engineer Callie Babbitt will discuss the emergence of industrial ecology and astrophysicist Sukanya Chakrabarti will talk about dark matter and dwarf galaxies as they...
May 15, 2015 9:44AM - This is not your grandfather's pacemaker. The National Science Foundation is supporting the early development of medical and cyber-physical systems that fuse software and hardware and go beyond today's embedded medical devices. Rochester Institute of Technology professor Elizabeth Cherry is on the multidisciplinary NSF team, spanning seven universities and centers, developing the...