Department of Software Engineering
January 29, 2023
RIT professor responds to new ChatGPT artificial intelligence
WROC-TV talks to Ashique KhudaBukhsh, assistant professor of software engineering, about the chatbot ChatGPT.
January 9, 2023
Staying busy between semesters
During the 15 weeks between spring and fall semester, RIT students are finding ways to embrace new challenges. Some are taking the stage and performing. Others are winning club championships. For many, summer is a time to get work experience and participate in research projects, traveling abroad, and helping others while pursuing their passions.
November 2, 2022
Women get fewer chances to speak on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, according to an AI-powered, large-scale analysis of interruptions
Essay by Ashique KhudaBukhsh, assistant professor of software engineering, published by The Conversation.
November 2, 2022
Men get MORE airtime than women: AI analysis of thousands of segments on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC shows females were given 10% less of a chance to speak - and were more frequently interrupted
Daily Mail UK reports on research from Ashique Khudabukhsh, assistant professor of software engineering.
October 22, 2022
For Trump’s Backers in Congress, ‘Devil Terms’ Help Rally Voters
Research from Ashique KhudaBukhsh, assistant professor of software engineering, was highlighted by The New York Times in a story that used natural language processing software to study political polarization.
August 16, 2022
Open@RIT receives Sloan Foundation grant to continue supporting open work
RIT’s open programs office has received a nearly $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to build external partnerships and continue supporting those doing work in the open community.
August 8, 2022
RIT professor earns NSF CAREER Award to investigate empathy in computing education
A team of faculty and student researchers at RIT are helping create a more accessibility-literate and empathetic software engineering workforce. The researchers, led by Daniel Krutz, assistant professor of software engineering, are developing free online lessons on how to create software that is accessible for those with visual, cognitive, hearing, dexterity, and other disabilities.
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.
May 4, 2022
RIT Esports wins FACEIT’s North American ‘CS:GO’ Collegiate Championship
RIT Esports dominated the FACEIT Grand Finals tournament to become the best collegiate CS:GO team in North America this spring. The Tigers bested 68 teams to win the 2022 FACEIT championship, which is one of the main tournaments for collegiate Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) esports.
April 23, 2022
Three student teams push the boundaries to improve society in new competition
Three student teams showed what technology, the arts, and design means at RIT. They designed technology to help astronauts keep physically fit in space, incorporated virtual reality to enhance signing and captioning support for the Deaf, and built a modern sculpture of the human body made of computers.
April 7, 2022
RIT Esports wins 2022 ‘Hearthstone’ Collegiate Masters Tournament
RIT Esports is a national champion again, after a team of students came out victorious in the 2022 Hearthstone Collegiate Masters Tournament. The Tigers bested more than 200 teams to win the tournament, which is the main event for collegiate Hearthstone and is run by the game’s maker, Blizzard Entertainment.
April 6, 2022
Lost in AI transcription: Adult words creep into YouTube children’s videos
The Indian Express features research by Ashique KhudaBukhsh, assistant professor of software engineering.