April 16, 2021
RIT student Quinn Kolt named 2021 recipient of prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Quinn Kolt, a fourth-year applied mathematics and computer science double major from Solon, Ohio, has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate research scholarship in the fields of math, natural sciences, and engineering in the United States.
April 12, 2021
RIT video game project wins industry awards
An multidisciplinary team of students creating noir horror game “The Camera That Bleeds” was recognized at the 2021 Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) Game Challenge.
April 9, 2021
CS Master student awarded a GEM Fellowship
Kellen Dorchen, a Computer Science Master student has been awarded a GEM Fellowship (https://www.gemfellowship.org/) to complete his MS CS degree.
As part of the fellowship, Kellen will receive full tuition and a stipend for his remaining 3 semesters of study at RIT.
He will also work this and next summer in an internship at MITRE.
April 9, 2021
‘She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms’ premieres April 16-18
RIT/NTID presents “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms,” for four performances, next Friday through April 18. While the audience will watch virtually, the actors will be performing live in several “actor stations” in Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall and its Robert F. Panara Theatre.
April 7, 2021
What We Watched and Facebook Data Breached
The Earl David Reed, Megan and Pat radio show, on WAIO-FM (95.1), features Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, discussing the recent Facebook data breach. The segment begins at the 14-minute mark.
April 5, 2021
Health Care A.I. Needs to Get Real
Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, talks with Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad '06 (computer science), principal research scientist at KenSci Inc., about using artificial intelligence in the medical field. Selinger has published six pieces on Medium’s OneZero platform about the intersection of technology and liberal arts.
April 2, 2021
Researchers develop manufacturing training that will include AI and virtual reality technology
Researchers at RIT are using augmented and virtual reality as part of a modern training platform to help address the skilled labor shortage in manufacturing. Using artificial intelligence and augmented or virtual reality applications as a training strategy can support novice trainees and retain the knowledge of master machinists and manufacturing engineers.
April 2, 2021
RIT researchers are making software secure by design
With more than $4 million in support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and other organizations, Associate Professor Mehdi Mirakhorli and his student team are developing tools and techniques to help coders take an architectural approach to software design.
March 30, 2021
‘U.S. News’ Best Graduate Schools highlight RIT graduate programs
RIT graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual statistical survey of graduate programs.
March 24, 2021
Job preparedness key to RIT’s game design and development receiving Princeton recognition
WROC-TV talks to David Schwartz, director of Interactive Games and Media, and Coehl Gleckner, fifth-year interactive games and media student, about RIT’s game design and development programs.
March 23, 2021
RIT game design programs ranked among top in the world
RIT offers some of the best game design and development programs for aspiring game developers, according to new international rankings from The Princeton Review. RIT’s game design and development program was ranked fourth at the undergraduate level and fifth at the graduate level on the 2021 list.
March 22, 2021
RIT wins Northeast regional collegiate cyber defense competition
A team of RIT cybersecurity students is moving on to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC), after taking first place at the regional competition March 19–21. The annual event is part of the nation’s largest college-level cyber defense competition.