Ph.D. Program in Computing and Information Sciences – News
May 29, 2020
RIT Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI) invites eligible candidates to work with our faculty and apply for the CIFellow 2020 Program
CIFellow 2020 program allows eligible post-doctoral mentorship opportunities with faculty within the Global Cybersecurity Institute.
April 14, 2020
Mehdi Mirakhorli earns NSF CAREER award to study software architecture design
Mehdi Mirakhorli, an assistant professor of software engineering, has earned a prestigious National Science Foundation award to develop new technologies that can make software architecture design more intuitive, particularity for novice programmers and new learners.
February 21, 2020
Podcast: Using AI to Root Out Deep Fake Videos
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 32: Deep learning, part of artificial intelligence, is being used to create fake videos that look and sound like the real thing. Professor Matthew Wright, director of RIT’s Center for Cybersecurity Research, talks with John Sohrawardi, a Ph.D. student in the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, about software they are creating that uses AI to help journalists root out deep fake videos.
February 18, 2020
We've Just Seen the First Use of Deepfakes in an Indian Election Campaign
Vice talks to Saniat Sohrawardi, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student, and Matthew Wright, director of the Center for Cybersecurity Research, about the technology used to create and detect deepfake videos.
February 14, 2020
Helping heart surgeons see more clearly
Associate professor Linwei Wang is leading an international group of researchers and clinicians developing computational systems for creating individualized 3D imaging of a patient’s heart. With these 3D heart models, clinicians now have a noninvasive way to study their patients.
January 30, 2020
Alexander Ororbia to Work in Collaboration with Google Research
This summer, Alexander Ororbia, CS Assistant Professor, will work as Visiting Researcher (Assistant Professor) at Google, working with Google Research.
November 13, 2019
Three Theory Lab Student Abstracts accepted to AAAI-20
Three Theory Lab Student Abstracts accepted to Thirty-Fourth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20)
October 21, 2019
RIT cybersecurity research recognized at top computing conference in London
RIT researchers are heading to London in November to share four of their top cybersecurity research projects at an Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) conference. The RIT research varies from studying new machine-learning cyberattacks to an analysis of Security Operations Center issues.
October 4, 2019
RIT faculty earns NSF CAREER award to study human behavior using machine learning
Ifeoma Nwogu, an assistant professor of computer science, received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award and grant for her five-year project to study human behavior by using machine learning techniques to analyze and find patterns in the many signals that individuals display during social interactions.
August 23, 2019
RIT aims to be a cyber defense leader
Rochester Beacon talks to Steve Hoover, executive director of RIT's new Global Cybersecurity Institute, to open in 2020.
July 12, 2019
Professor honored with Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
RIT computing professor Linwei Wang, whose research is advancing non-invasive personalized healthcare for heart diseases, is receiving the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
June 24, 2019
Ph.D. student receives prestigious Microsoft Research grant for diversity in computing
Larwan Berke, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student at RIT, was one of only 11 outstanding doctoral students selected to receive the 2019 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant.