Department of Software Engineering – News
October 2, 2020
RIT unveils Frederick Douglass sculpture and four cultural flags in Student Alumni Union
RIT unveiled a new sculpture of Frederick Douglass and a display of four cultural flags in the university’s Student Alumni Union. The sculpture was commissioned in celebration of the 50th anniversary of RIT’s Black Awareness Coordinating Committee, and the Haudenosaunee flag, the Black Lives Matter flag, the Rainbow or Pride flag, and the Sign Union Flag serve as a visual marker of RIT's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
June 9, 2020
RIT lacrosse player granted extra year of eligibility
WHEC-TV talks to Nick Montemorano, fifth-year software engineering major, about being eligible to play lacrosse next spring.
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 13, 2020
New 'Jeopardy!' champion is from Rochester
The Democrat and Chronicle features Josh Gruenberg '09 (software engineering).
November 21, 2019
Inventor Alex Kipman’s Grand Vision for How Holograms Will Change Our Lives
The Smithsonian Magazine features Alex Kipman '01 (software engineering).
July 9, 2019
RIT’s CyberCorps cybersecurity scholarship program renewed by NSF grant
RIT will use a $5.5 million federal grant to grow a program that trains the next generation of cybersecurity professionals who will help secure the nation. The National Science Foundation awarded RIT the five-year grant that will renew funding for the CyberCorps: Scholars for Service program.
June 3, 2019
RIT hosts NSA-funded summer camps for teenagers to learn cybersecurity
RIT is helping the area’s sharpest young minds gain an interest in cybersecurity careers through free summer programs for middle and high school students. The Co-ed RIT GenCyber camp will be held July 8–12, while the RIT GenCyber for Girls camp will be held July 22–26.
April 1, 2019
Top academic achievers honored as RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars
More than 100 RIT students were honored Thursday as Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars. The students were also able to invite the high school or community college teacher that made the most impact on their education.
August 30, 2018
RIT drumline welcomes new membersMeet Tim Coon, a fourth-year software engineering major and member of the RIT drumline, Jazz Ensemble, RIT Pep Band and the newly created Game Symphony Orchestra.
August 6, 2018
Software engineering projects build careerThe Alex A. Kipman ’01 Endowment for the Department of Software Engineering helps students like Robert McLaughlin ’18 work on cutting-edge projects. McLaughlin is one example of how students are already benefiting from RIT’s $1 billion blended campaign.
August 3, 2017
Experts discuss future of midsized ‘smart cities’Forty researchers and practitioners from around the world came together at RIT to discuss the future of smart cities during the International Workshop on Urban Data Science.