Research News

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...
November 22, 2016 11:03AM - Research is underway at Rochester Institute of Technology that will give scientists a better understanding of the vitreous humor, or gel, that fills the eye and could lead to advances in the treatment of vision disorders, drug delivery and eye surgery....
November 16, 2016 9:46AM - Success as a master chef of haute cuisine depends less on going to culinary school than having an innovative support team along the way. That's according to a new study by John Ettlie, professor and Rosett Chair for Research at Rochester Institute of Technology's Saunders College of Business. "The extra ingredients to a...
November 16, 2016 9:09AM - Rochester Institute of Technology researchers have solved a problem nagging NASA's Landsat 8 Earth-sensing satellite. Stray light in the thermal infrared sensor, or TIRS, reduces accurate temperature measurements of the Earth's surface....
November 4, 2016 1:30PM - Rochester Institute of Technology professor Joel Kastner is broadening and deepening his research program on the origins of our solar system and planetary systems orbiting other stars while on four consecutive fellowships and visiting positions during his sabbatical this academic year....
October 31, 2016 1:25PM - Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are advancing tissue engineering through new work in developing improved porous membranes that will be the "scaffolds," or foundational structures, for in vitro tissue models. "We are building membranes that will not only solve the needs of researchers studying the basic biology of barriers, but also...
October 12, 2016 2:00PM - Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has been awarded a $443,200 grant from the National Science Foundation to provide additional training for faculty in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines who teach classes in which deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing students are present....
October 10, 2016 2:40PM - Rochester Institute of Technology will have a strong presence at the centennial anniversary meeting of the Optical Society (OSA), an international organization with roots in Rochester. Frontiers in Optics: The 100th OSA Annual Meeting and Exhibit/Laser Science XXXII, will take place Oct. 17-21 in Rochester....