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November 20, 2015 12:30PM - Scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology and Raytheon Vision Systems are getting closer to developing infrared detectors grown on silicon wafers for ground-based astronomy. Other application areas-such as homeland security, remote sensing and biomedical imaging-could also benefit from the technology. The National Science Foundation has awarded RIT nearly $2 million in second-phase...
November 17, 2015 9:45AM - Andrea Mazzocchi, an engineering student at Rochester Institute of Technology, was awarded the 2015 Undergraduate Extended Abstract Design and Research Award for her work as part of a campus research team on a new biomedical membrane that could become the basis for improvements in tissue engineering. She was presented the award...
RIT acquires new machining equipment for project to integrate 3D printing technology into traditional manufacturing process
November 16, 2015 12:23PM - Rochester Institute of Technology recently received a Bridgeport GX-250 5-axis vertical machining center from Hardinge Inc., an equipment manufacturing company based in Elmira, N.Y. The two organizations will collaborate with partners on research being conducted to extend the capabilities of machining centers such as the GX 250 when integrated with additive...
November 13, 2015 12:16PM - Rochester Institute of Technology professor Manuela Campanelli has been invited to talk about simulating supermassive black hole mergers at SC 2015, the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, in Austin, Texas. The event, hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery and the IEEE Computer Society, is expected...
November 11, 2015 10:20AM - Maria Shoaib, a computer science graduate student from Pakistan, believes the project she's been working on with her team in RIT's Machine Intelligence Lab will increase mobility for those with restricted hand movements and allow them the freedom to move about independently. It's an effective access wheelchair fitted with multiple sensors...
November 6, 2015 12:31PM - Ebony Miller has been named interim director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship. CUE, located on the first floor of the RIT Downtown Center in the former historic Rochester Savings Bank building at 40 Franklin St., provides business and consulting services to urban entrepreneurs or anyone who has...
November 4, 2015 12:24PM - RIT College of Science student Lucas Dailey was awarded an American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Dailey, from Webster, N.Y., is a fourth-year student majoring in biotechnology and molecular bioscience. He is also a member of the RIT Honors Program. The society selected 43 students out of 94 applicants who are interested...
RIT secures $1 million endowment for undergraduate science with help from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation
November 2, 2015 10:28AM - Rochester Institute of Technology has established a $1 million endowed fund to support undergraduate research in its College of Science through a challenge grant from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation. The challenge was met on Sept. 30, with commitments from more than 100 donors, said Lisa Cauda, RIT Vice President for Development...