In the News
October 5, 2022
Faculty researchers secure another workforce development grant to support growth of machinists in manufacturing
Faculty researchers received a new grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a system that improves passage of tacit knowledge from skilled machinists to those coming into the field.
July 26, 2022
Research team develops workforce training that integrates virtual reality, gamification
More than 1,000 openings in the Finger Lakes region for skilled machinists are projected in the coming years. Local academic researchers and industry partners are developing new training options to fill the expected gaps—integrating gaming and virtual reality to appeal to a younger generation of manufacturing professionals.
December 14, 2021
‘Lunar Expedition: Past,’ RIT student team creates virtual reality video game to explore moon
WROC-TV talks to Chao Peng, assistant professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media, and students Lizhou Cao and Yue Zhang about their virtual reality game about the moon.