June 17, 2022
Worried About Your Privacy? A New Tech Could Reduce Eavesdropping on Devices
Discover magazine talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security, about how and why smartphone apps listen to a user's voice.
June 10, 2022
RIT’s summer camp programs back in person
This summer, RIT’s youth summer camps will be back in person for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. RIT will be offering a variety of youth residential and day camps.
June 9, 2022
Matt Huenerfauth named dean of Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Matt Huenerfauth has been named dean of the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. Huenerfauth, who is an expert in computing accessibility and served as chair of RIT’s School of Information (iSchool) for the past two years, was chosen after an international search.
June 3, 2022
The opportunity at home: Can AI drive innovation in personal assistant devices and sign language?
The Microsoft Accessibility Blog features a project led by computing and information sciences Ph.D. candidate Abraham Glasser that looks at improving common interactions with smart assistants for people who use sign language.
June 1, 2022
RIT anticipates welcoming its second largest incoming class ever this fall
RIT’s unique blend of education at the intersection of technology, the arts, and design is in demand. Officials expect RIT to welcome the second largest class ever this fall and call it the most selective group of first-year students in the university’s history.
May 24, 2022
Parents of deaf children can more easily learn sign language thanks to powerful tech collaboration
The Center on Access Technology at NTID, in partnership with Google and Georgia Institute of Technology, is creating PopSign, a mobile app that will enable parents of deaf children to more easily learn American Sign Language.
May 24, 2022
AI-generated images could make it almost impossible to detect fake papers
Chemistry World interviews John Sohrawardi, computing and informational sciences Ph.D. student, and Matthew Wright, professor of computing security, about deepfake technology.
May 23, 2022
Cybersecurity experts wanted: All can apply
RIT’s bootcamp prepares professionals from all backgrounds and abilities—including those who don’t know code—for critical entry-level cybersecurity jobs.
May 19, 2022
RIT offers new minor in emerging field of quantum information science and technology
RIT students can soon begin earning a minor in an emerging field that could disrupt the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. RIT students can now take classes toward a minor in quantum information science and technology.
May 18, 2022
The Time Is Still Now for IPv6
Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security, discusses the adoption of IPv6 in the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) blog.
May 17, 2022
Buffalo shooting suspect radicalized on websites, chat rooms
WKBW-TV interviews Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security, about the technological and cybersecurity aspects of the shooting at the Tops Supermarket in Buffalo.
May 16, 2022
Fulbright scholar Benjamin Gloger will travel to Germany to strengthen supply chains
After graduating this year, computer science major Benjamin Gloger will spend almost a year living and working in Germany on a Fulbright Research scholarship. He will work on a project aimed at strengthening supply chains and their cybersecurity.