Research News

January 17, 2017 1:36PM - A Rochester Institute of Technology professor won funding from the National Science Foundation to develop an inclusive approach to physics graduate education admission and retention of traditionally underrepresented U.S. citizens. Casey Miller, associate professor and director of RIT's materials science...
January 17, 2017 1:22PM - How do cells and protein molecules respond to stress as they travel through blood vessels? Could resulting changes to these biological components impact how diseases are spread? Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are answering those questions using fluid dynamics and mechano-biology strategies to better understand blood flow and how cells moving...
January 6, 2017 2:07PM - Rochester Institute of Technology faculty will meet in January with their counterparts at Lomonosov Moscow State University, while RIT students learn about winter ecology in Russia. A contingent...
January 4, 2017 9:47AM - Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) was selected today by the U.S. Department of Energy, as part of its Manufacturing USA initiative, to lead its new Reducing Embodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute-a national coalition of leading universities and companies that will forge new clean energy initiatives deemed...
December 19, 2016 1:35PM - A new study by Rochester Institute of Technology that inventories and tracks high concentrations of plastic in the Great Lakes could help inform cleanup efforts and target pollution prevention. Researchers found that nearly 10,000 metric tons-or 22 million pounds-of plastic debris enter the Great Lakes every year from the United States and...
December 12, 2016 3:03PM - As a doctoral candidate, Owen Gottlieb received advice from a consortium that eventually led him to a successful teaching and research career. Years later, Gottlieb, an expert in games and learning at Rochester Institute of Technology, is "paying it forward," using a National Science Foundation grant that will enable the next...
December 9, 2016 1:09PM - Taylor Wolf was seeking a lab experience to complement her studies and wound up discovering her life's passion. "Research is my thing," said Wolf, a fourth-year biochemistry major from Norwich, N.Y., who is working on a research project in infectious disease. "I like the problem-solving aspect. You're engaged, you're involved, and you...
November 23, 2016 11:48AM - Rochester Institute of Technology professor Moumita Das has won seed funding for cutting-edge research that explores mitochondrial DNA and intercellular cargo transport. Das, an assistant professor in RIT's...