RIT Dubai completed phase one of construction on its state-of-the-art new campus and began officially operating out of the new location in the Dubai Silicon Oasis earlier this semester.
Rochester Institute of Technology’s long-standing partnership with India’s Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) began long before the relationship was formalized in 2009. Since then, more than 40 VIT students have completed their undergraduate or graduate studies at RIT’s Henrietta campus.
In 2020, the partnership officially expanded to allow VIT students to move into RIT’s Saunders College of Business for the latter two years of their undergraduate business studies.
RIT students have had a banner year in securing awards from the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program. RIT has a record four Fulbright finalists plus three alternates for the 2021-2022 academic year.
IBM is making a more than $3.3 million in-kind donation to Rochester Institute of Technology to help enhance cybersecurity capabilities in the university’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI), as well as support security training and competitions for students.
Rochester Institute of Technology offers some of the best game design and development programs for aspiring game developers, according to new international rankings from The Princeton Review.
A Rochester Institute of Technology professor is helping to develop drone imaging systems aimed at empowering farmers to better manage the nutrients in their vineyards. Professor Jan van Aardt from the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science is receiving more than $357,000 in funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to help grape growers make data-driven nutrient-management decisions.
A Rochester Institute of Technology faculty member has earned a prestigious National Science Foundation award to conduct fundamental physics research on complex materials in solid oxide fuel cells. Assistant Professor Pratik Dholabhai from RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award and grant for his five-year project.