Computing and Information Sciences Ph.D.
May 11, 2021
Ph.D. students take different career paths
More than 50 students are expected to earn their Ph.D. degrees by the end of June. The hooding ceremony, which will also include Ph.D. recipients in the class of 2020, is May 15.
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 3, 2021
IBM gift to help RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute enhance workforce development
IBM is making a more than $3.3 million in-kind donation to RIT to help enhance cybersecurity capabilities in the university’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute, as well as support security training and competitions for students.
February 2, 2021
RIT researchers explore augmented reality concepts in real estate and property management
Computing researchers at RITare teaming up with Fortune 500 company JLL to explore augmented reality within the commercial real estate and property management space.
November 19, 2020
RIT researchers create programmable network switch to improve IP lookup time
A team of RIT computer science researchers has created a new programmable switch that significantly reduces lookup time, helping to improve router performance by more than 100 percent.
November 5, 2020
90-year-old math problem solved, with help of RIT doctoral student
The Democrat and Chronicle talks to David Narváez, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student, about his contribution to solving a 90-year-old math problem called Keller’s conjecture.
October 30, 2020
New IEEE standard will significantly improve performance in switched data center networks
Computing researchers at RIT have developed a new loop-avoidance protocol that solves a key challenge faced in switched networks, including many of the data center networks that run our internet and cloud services.
October 21, 2020
Ph.D. student uses computing to help solve 90-year-old math problem
David Narváez, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student, used his expertise in symmetry-breaking to help a cluster of computers solve a 90-year-old math problem called Keller’s conjecture in just 30 minutes. He also brought in techniques that make the proof verifiable, meaning that mathematical computer programs can confirm the answer is correct.
October 9, 2020
Linwei Wang named new director of RIT’s Personalized Healthcare Technology initiative
Linwei Wang has been named the new director of the Personalized Healthcare Technology signature research initiative at RIT, and Adam Smith has been named Creative Director, a new position with the group.
October 1, 2020
Deepfakes: How One Reporter Fared Trying to Outthink Misinformation
A reporter from South Carolina Public Radio recounts his experience working with John Sohrawardi, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student, on a project to help reporters detect deepfake content.
October 1, 2020
Deepfakes: How USC is Fighting to Stay Ahead of Misinformation
South Carolina Public Radio talks to Matthew Wright, director of the Center for Cybersecurity Research, and John Sohrawardi, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student.
September 2, 2020
Niantic donates $400,000 to create Niantic x RIT Geo Games and Media Research Lab
Niantic has donated $400,000 to create a new research lab at RIT that’s focused on location-based games. In the Niantic x RIT Geo Games and Media Research Lab, researchers will work to better understand how people interact with location-based games and how they can be used for good.