Research News

July 22, 2016 3:16PM - A nearly $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help advance research, teaching experiences and career preparation in the biomedical and behavioral sciences fields for deaf and hard-of-hearing postdoctoral students....
July 20, 2016 10:37AM - RIT professor Sukanya Chakrabarti will talk about dark matter-one of the most compelling topics in astronomy-at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, Calif., next month. Chakrabarti,...
July 14, 2016 10:08AM - Two Rochester Institute of Technology professors who are leaders in gravitational-wave astronomy have won more than $1 million in federal funding to further their research. Carlos Lousto and Manuela Campanelli, director of RIT's Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, won...
July 7, 2016 1:56PM - Robert Pollard has been named associate dean for research for the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. Pollard will work with NTID President...
June 29, 2016 1:37PM - Rochester Institute of Technology professors have developed a faster, more accurate way to assess gravitational wave signals and infer the astronomical sources that made them. Their method directly compares data from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory to cutting-edge numerical simulations...
June 28, 2016 2:05PM - Twyla Cummings has been named dean of Graduate Education at Rochester Institute of Technology. Cummings, who has been serving as senior associate dean for graduate studies and faculty research in RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, was chosen after an extensive internal search. She assumes the dean's chair on Aug. 1. "I...
June 22, 2016 1:02PM - A new study published in Nature presents one of the most complete models of matter in the universe and predicts hundreds of massive black hole mergers each year observable with the second generation of gravitational wave detectors....
June 15, 2016 1:22PM - Gravitational waves from a second pair of colliding black holes has validated the landmark discovery from earlier this year that confirmed Einstein's general theory of relativity. Rochester Institute of Technology scientists contributed to the initial breakthrough and to the second discovery announced today by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. The second gravitational...